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Artificial Intelligence for Tibetan Knowledge Systems

Monlam Information Technology has been at the forefront of advances in Tibetan language information technology for over two decades. At its head is Geshe Lobsang Monlam, PhD, a monk and scholar who has dedicated his life to integrating Tibetan knowledge into the digital world. Join us for a special presentation by Geshe Monlam on Monlam AI, his latest initiative to use artificial intelligence to provide accessible Tibetan knowledge systems for learning and spiritual growth, as well as The Monlam Grand Tibetan Dictionary project and app, and the forthcoming Tibetan Digital Library Project.

 

About the speaker:
Venerable Geshe Lobsang Monlam, PhD, is a monk and scholar who has dedicated his life to integrating Tibetan knowledge into the digital world. He achieved his geshe degree at Sera Mey Thoesam Norling Monastic Institute, India, in 2013. A passion for computers and gadgetry led him to create Tibetan computer font and software applications, and to establish Monlam IT. His fonts, software, and apps are used by millions – and they are all distributed for free. Geshe Monlam’s commitment to integrating Tibetan knowledge into the digital world is acknowledged by prominent religious leaders and by academic and science institutions worldwide. Geshe la earned a PhD in Library Science in 2023.

Co-sponsored by C.V. Starr East Asian Library and the Modern Tibetan Studies Program at Columbia University.

This event will be held in-person and online. No registration for in-person required.
To register for online Zoom webinar, please click here.

Event contact: Kristina Dy-Liacco kd2881[at]columbia.edu

Event Contact Information:
Kristina Dy-Liacco
212-854-9875
kd2881@columbia.edu

Date

Jan 19 2024
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Time

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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In-Person

Venue

International Affairs Building (Columbia University)
420 West 118th Street
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Columbia University
Phone
212-854-1754
Website
http://www.columbia.edu/
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