At 20:53 +0100 24/08/06, Francis Tyers wrote:
This paper was at LREC this year on Amharic:
Saba Amsalu and Sissy Fissaha Adafre "Machine Translation for Amharic:
Where we areE".
Daniel Yacob was also there talking about Unicode issues for minority
Please don't use the term "minority language",
which is a bit deprecating and quite often plain
wrong, but rather the terms
- "pi-language" (poorly computerized language),
proposed by V.Berment in his PhD,
- or "under-resourced languages" (as in a WS at TALN-05).
here is some work he is doing on Ethiopic script:
If I can think of anything else I'll let you know.
On Thu, 2006-08-24 at 11:37 -0400, Don Osborn wrote:
I have updated a very modest presentation of some info relevant to MT in
Africa at http://www.bisharat.net/Trans/ . There is not much there, so I
would like to request information/recommendations for other links relating
to MT in Africa and in African languages wherever. (The page also needs some
reworking, but I'm mainly concerned now with content.)
> PanAfrican Localisation project
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