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Technology for Linguistics


Final Workshop Technology for Linguistics November 16 – 19 University of Ghana, Legon

The workshop on Technology for Linguistics will be held starting Monday November 16, 2009, at 1:30 pm and continuing through Thursday November 19. It will be held in the Staff Resource Centre of the University of Ghana. All participant places are taken at this point. For more information please contact Dr. Nana Aba Amfo of the Linguistics Dept.,University of Ghana.

The workshop offers working groups in computational lexicography and digital language documentation, in addition presentations will be held.

Workshop Schedule

Monday 16th

13:30 Formal Opening, Head of Linguistics Dept. University of Ghana

13:35 – 14:00 Hannes Hirzel, Dorothee Beermann, Pavel Mihaylov, Digital Linguistics – A Short Introduction To The Workshop

14:00 – 14:30 Dorothee Beermann and Pavel Mihaylov, TypeCraft – Language Documentation on-line

14:30 – 15:00 Hannes Hirzel - ATP3

15:00 – 15:30 Break

15:30 – 17:00 Parallel Working Groups

Tuesday 17th and Wednesday 18th , 9am – 5pm

The parallel working groups will continue (with individual working group schedules)

Thursday 19th 9 :00 – 10:00 Hannes Hirzel - New Developments in Computational Lexicography

10 – 10.15 Break

10:15 – 11:15 Pavel Mihaylov and Dorothee Beermann - New Developments in Digital Language Documentation

11:15 – 12:00 General Discussion: ICT and its Role in Linguistics

13:00 – 17:00 Final Working Group Sessions