Proceedings of the First Workshop on Language Technologies for African Languages

Lori Levin, John Kiango, Judith Klavans, Guy De Pauw, Gilles-Maurice de Schryver, Peter Waiganjo Wagacha (Editors)


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W09-07
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March
Year:
2009
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Athens, Greece
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WS
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Association for Computational Linguistics
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Proceedings of the First Workshop on Language Technologies for African Languages
Lori Levin | John Kiango | Judith Klavans | Guy De Pauw | Gilles-Maurice de Schryver | Peter Waiganjo Wagacha

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Collecting and Evaluating Speech Recognition Corpora for Nine Southern Bantu Languages
Jaco Badenhorst | Charl van Heerden | Marelie Davel | Etienne Barnard

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The SAWA Corpus: A Parallel Corpus English - Swahili
Guy De Pauw | Peter Waiganjo Wagacha | Gilles-Maurice de Schryver

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Information Structure in African Languages: Corpora and Tools
Christian Chiarcos | Ines Fiedler | Mira Grubic | Andreas Haida | Katharina Hartmann | Julia Ritz | Anne Schwarz | Amir Zeldes | Malte Zimmermann

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A Computational Approach to Yorùbá Morphology
Raphael Finkel | Odetunji Ajadi Odejobi

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Using Technology Transfer to Advance Automatic Lemmatisation for Setswana
Hendrik Johannes Groenewald

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Part-of-Speech Tagging of Northern Sotho: Disambiguating Polysemous Function Words
Gertrud Faaß | Ulrich Heid | Elsabé Taljard | Danie Prinsloo

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Development of an Amharic Text-to-Speech System Using Cepstral Method
Tadesse Anberbir | Tomio Takara

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Building Capacities in Human Language Technology for African Languages
Tunde Adegbola

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Initial Fieldwork for LWAZI: A Telephone-Based Spoken Dialog System for Rural South Africa
Tebogo Gumede | Madelaine Plauché

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Setswana Tokenisation and Computational Verb Morphology: Facing the Challenge of a Disjunctive Orthography
Rigardt Pretorius | Ansu Berg | Laurette Pretorius | Biffie Viljoen

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Interlinear Glossing and its Role in Theoretical and Descriptive Studies of African and other Lesser–Documented Languages
Dorothee Beermann | Pavel Mihaylov

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Towards an Electronic Dictionary of Tamajaq Language in Niger
Chantal Enguehard | Issouf Modi

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A Repository of Free Lexical Resources for African Languages: The Project and the Method
Piotr Bański | Beata Wójtowicz

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Exploiting Cross-Linguistic Similarities in Zulu and Xhosa Computational Morphology
Laurette Pretorius | Sonja Bosch

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Methods for Amharic Part-of-Speech Tagging
Björn Gambäck | Fredrik Olsson | Atelach Alemu Argaw | Lars Asker

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An Ontology for Accessing Transcription Systems (OATS)
Steven Moran