Searching for information on Qatar Living has just grown faster!

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With great reach comes great responsibility. It is something we understand only too well at Qatar Living.

Over the years, this site has grown into one of the best go-to places when you need information about anything in Qatar. Though the site is an unending source of information, it could sometimes be hard to get the exact data you wanted.

Starting now, things will never be the same again!

That is because Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) of Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) has partnered with us to incorporate natural language understanding technology on

The technology, which will help visitors to the site save time by easily and quickly finding answers to queries, is now ready for use.

It is based on machine learning and linguistic and semantic analysis, enabling machines to understand questions and comments by forum users.

By carrying out intelligent exploration of textual data, computers can analyse user requests, and in a few seconds, find key information among the thousands of comments on the Qatar Living website.

With the introduction of semantic processing technology, Internet users are offered benefits, including an increase in search effectiveness and accuracy and, in the near future, the possibility of automatically deriving the veracity of information they receive.

QCRI’s Arabic Language Technology (ALT) Group has been working on the technology with QL engineers for some time.

QCRI, along with researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (MIT-CSAIL), developed novel algorithms for language processing on the data provided by Qatar Living.

“The collaboration with Qatar Living provides an excellent opportunity to demonstrate our technology, and acquire insights from these real-world applications,” said QCRI’s Principal Scientist Dr Alessandro Moschitti.

Bilal Randeree, Managing Director, Qatar Living, said, “As the most popular local website in Qatar, we’re excited to be able to better help our users find the information they need by utilising the technology developed by the QCRI-CSAIL team.

“Because there’s often a lack of reliable information available related to different aspects of living and working in Qatar, our users come to Qatar Living for help from the community.”

Natural Language Processing has been incorporated into the website over the past week.

Ratings calculated automatically using technology developed at QCRI and MIT.

Click here to learn more.

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By HarryEckert• 2 months 1 week ago.

There are many people in Qatar who would vouch for the greatness of the country. I have read many articles from suggesting the same. Anyone trying to move away from the hassles of fast paced life, Qatar is a great place to move in.

By yussss• 2 years 2 months ago.

So what about those automatically calculated ratings. How does that work? (Ratings calculated automatically using technology developed at QCRI and MIT)

By Rejitha.N.R• 2 years 2 months ago.


I am a nurse,passed qatar prometric , Acls and Bls.i need to get a job in qatar.but i don't know what to do.anyone has an idea,pls help anyone know any agencies in qatar.currently i am in husband is working here.came in work-business visa.

By britexpat• 2 years 7 months ago.

This is great news. Is this like SiRi for QL. Does this mean that we won't have repeat posts on visas, RPs, child passports and bringing the mother in law.,

By mohdata• 2 years 7 months ago.

Going from strength to strength; keep it up Qatar living....

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