Language Technology Talks at WOCAL6

The World Congress of African Linguistics (WOCAL-6) takes place between the August 17th and the 21st 2009 at the University of Cologne, Germany.

There are two sessions on language technology, featuring the following talks:

  • Björn Gambäck, Fredrik Olsson, Atelach Alemu Argaw & Lars Asker: An Amharic corpus for machine learning

  • Rod Casali:Dekereke: a software tool for phonological fieldwork

  • Sonja Bosch & Laurette Pretorius: Morphological analysis and corpus based lexicon development for Zulu

  • Solomija Buk & Andrij Rovenchak:  Corpus of text in indigenious African scripts

  • Sylvie Grand'Eury-Buro:  Computerized information and documentation system, an opportunity for Africa!

  • Justus Chr. Rou:  Implementing high level Xhosa text-to-speech synthesis in mobile learning systems

  • Beata Wójtowicz & Piotr Banski:  Swahili Lexicography in Poland: its history and immediate future

  • Luis Beltrán: African Linguistics in Spain & Spanish-speaking countries