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Sunday, March 7 • 10:45am - 11:45am
Poster Q&A Session 2.2

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Combining description and documentation: a digital Boasian trilogy (Florian Matter):
•I present a prototype of a novel tool for digital grammaticography. It integrates the components of language description (grammar, dictionary, texts) and language documentation (recordings, annotations, metadata) in an interactive web app. The linguistic analysis is illustrated with primary language data, straight from the corpus.

Building networks of language digital activists for peer learning and knowledge exchange (Eddie Avila, Subhashish Panigrahi):
•As we approach the International Decade of Indigenous Languages, building and supporting peer networks of language digital activists can provide mutual support and solidarity, but also for sharing best practices. What are some of the strategies for facilitating these networks? We’ll share our experiences with social media campaigns and exchanges.

virALLanguages bridging new and traditional media in Cameroon for the fight against Covid-19 (Vasiliki Vita):
•This presentation aims to inform and encourage an interdisciplinary (linguists, anthropologists, developmentalists, IT and health specialists, community members) discussion on how the virALLanguages project has potentially created a transitional environment in Cameroon, according to Chetley (2006), necessary for when introducing ICT for health information to developing and indigenous language contexts.

How inclusive are NLP technologies for African minority langages ? A case study of Ewondo-French pair development in Apertium (Emilie Eliette Caroline Ngo Tjomb Assembe, Emmanuel Ngue Um):
•NLP need data which do not exist for minority languages. A Rule-Based Machine Translation system may help to develop parallel corpora in a first step. The Ewondo-French translation pair in Apertium required a conversion tool between two competing orthographies. The study highlights the need of dialogue between NLP consorsia and minority languages community.

Presenters
avatar for Eddie Avila

Eddie Avila

Joined Global Voices in 2005 as a volunteer author writing about Bolivia. From 2007-2010, I was the Latin America and Spanish Language Editors at Global Voices, and now currently lead the Rising Voices initiative. Follow me on Twitter (@barrioflores... Read More →
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Subhashish Panigrahi

O Foundation
Documentary filmmaker and long-time Openness advocate; Produced films on indigenous rights and in endangered languages; active over a decade in building open internet communities across Asia-Pacific. Former community manager at Wikimedia, Centre for Internet and Society, Mozilla and... Read More →
avatar for Vasiliki Vita

Vasiliki Vita

MA in Language Documentation and Description Graduate, SOAS University of London
I am a recent graduate of the MA in Language Documentation and Description at SOAS, University of London. My interests include Austronesian linguistics, sociolinguistics and applied linguistics for language revitalisation.I am currently a volunteer for the Endangered Languages Project... Read More →
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Florian Matter

PhD student, University of Berninterested in descriptive linguistics, language documentation, and digital linguisticscheck out florianmatter.gitlab.io/gramr
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Emilie Eliette-Caroline NGO TJOMB ASSEMBE

student, University of Yaoundé 1
I am looking a customized Machine system customized to deal with tones in voyelle and in consonnant syllabic nasal. I am alson looking for and bantou language- European language translation pair to facilitate not only translation, but also, machine learning. 


Sunday March 7, 2021 10:45am - 11:45am HST
Room 2