New publication about languages in Ethiopia
Feb. 14, 2017 10:58 AM
The project Linguistic Capacity Building – Tools for the inclusive development of Ethiopia have published the book Linguistic Challenges and Capacity Building Efforts. Oslo Studies in Language (OSLa) Vol 8, No 1. 2016 , edited by Binyam Sisay Mendisu and Janne Bondi Johannessen.
- Call for papers: Seventh Annual Workshop on Immigrant Languages in the Americas May 6, 2016 11:25 AM
New Chinese dictionary
Feb. 17, 2016 2:06 PM
- Visit from Addis Ababa University July 13, 2015 10:47 AM
New corpora collaboration with Czech university
Nov. 25, 2014 10:49 AM
For the next three years prof. Janne Bondi Johannessen and the Text Laboratory will take part in the project HaBiT - Harvesting big text data for under-resourced languages - together with project partners Masarykova univerzita in Brno and NTNU in Trondheim.
Talko - a new speech corpus of Swedish in Finland
Aug. 26, 2014 10:34 AM
Friday August 22, Talko - a corpus of spoken Swedish in Finland - was launched at the Tenth Nordic Dialectology Conference in Åland.
Talko currently consists of more than 360,000 words from 151 informants in Finland. The Society of Swedish Literature in Finland has created the corpus. The search interface has been implemented in the corpus system Glossa by the Text Laboratory. The project has used the semiautomatic Transliterator from the Text Laboratory to transliterate phonetic transcriptions to orthographic transcriptions.
Read more about Talko (in Swedish)