New Frontiers in Language Technology for Minority Languages
Lecture | September 7 | 12-2 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
Kevin Scannell, Professor of Computer Science, Saint Louis University
Professor Kevin Scannell (Computer Science, Saint Louis University) will discuss some of the challenges faced by minority language communities when developing advanced languages technologies such as machine translation and speech recognition, and strategies for meeting those challenges. Most of the talk will focus on Irish and Celtic languages, but will also discuss efforts to scale up to the "next" 1000+ languages to come online.
Space is limited; Registration required