The memorial volume Bauta: Janne Bondi Johannessen in memoriam is now published in Osla: https://journals.uio.no/osla/issue/view/725
The database of Norwegian Tags is a searchable database of sentence final Tags in Norwegian dialects. The database shows where the tags are used, how they are pronounced and the distribution among women and men, young people and old people. The database is the result of an investigation within the project "The meaning and function of Norwegian Tags" at NTNU.
NWD - Nordic Word Order Database - is a new online database hosted by the Text Laboratory. The database contains elicited production data from speakers of all of the Scandinavian languages, including several different dialects.
The European infrastructure CLARIN presents their member countries through Tour de CLARIN. In January, Norway and the CLARINO project got the possibility to introduce themselves. In Tour de CLARIN, The Text Laboratory presents both the search tool Glossa and the Nordic Dialect Corpus (NDC). PhD student Yvonne van Baal is also interviewed.
Below you can read a summary from Tour de CLARIN: Norway with links to the web articles.
CANS - Corpus of American Nordic Speech has almost tripled in size. The new version of the corpus contains over 700,000 words spoken by 163 American-Norwegian and 22 American-Swedish informants from the United States and Canada.
The Nordic Atlas of Language Structures Journal (NALS Journal) has now been transported to the system for open journals set up by the university library at the University of Oslo, FRITT. This way we will get a better, more streamlined system for archiving and retrieval of journal papers.
The Text Laboratory has become a C-centre in the European CLARIN infrastructure.
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.
Read more about the visit.
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.
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)
The Nordic Atlas of Language Structures (NALS) Online is a collection of more than 50 articles on syntactic phenomena in the North Germanic languages. The articles are illustrated with dialect maps showing both traditional and newly discovered isoglosses.
The dialect atlas is based on information found in the Nordic Dialect Corpus and the Nordic syntax database.
The Research Council of Norway has granted NOK 27.3 million to the Text Laboratory and the infrastructure project LIA (Language Infrastructure made Accessible). Project manager for LIA is Janne Bondi Johannessen.
The Text Laboratory is currently developing a new version of the search and post-processing tool Glossa.
The project "Linguistic Capacity Building - Tools for the inclusive development of Ethiopia" has received funding from Norad through NORHED. The project will run for five years and is a collaboration between the University of Oslo, Addis Ababa University and Hawassa University.
Janne Bondi Johannessen is the leader of the Norwegian group. Other participants from the University of Oslo are: Lutz Edzard (IKOS), Lilja Øvrelid (IFI), Ruth Vatvedt Fjeld, Elizabeth Lanza, Unn Røyneland, Jan Svennevig, Kjell Magne Yri, Kristin Hagen, Anders Nøklestad and Joel Priestley (ILN).
The Northern European Association for Language Technology (NEALT) invites submissions to its bi-annual conference on human language and speech technologies. The 19th Nordic Conference on Computational Linguistics - NoDaLiDa 2013 - will be held between May 22 and May 24, 2013, on the campus of the University of Oslo (Norway).
Submissions to the conference must be uploaded electronically no later than Monday, January 21, 2013.
The Northern European Association for Language Technology (NEALT) invites proposals for workshops to its bi-annual conference on human language and speech technologies. NoDaLiDa 2013 will be held between May 22 and May 24, 2013, on the campus of the University of Oslo (Norway).
The workshops will be held on Wednesday, May 22, immediately preceding the main conference.
Workshops can be either scheduled for a full day (morning and afternoon) or for half a day. Workshop proposals can be submitted in free-text form, anytime before Monday, December 10.
The Northern European Association for Language Technology (NEALT) invites submissions to its bi-annual conference on human language and speech technologies. The 19th Nordic Conference on Computational Linguistics - NoDaLiDa 2013 - will be held between May 22 and May 24, 2013, on the campus of the University of Oslo (Norway). Please mark your calendars.
University of Oslo, Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies will host the conference NODALIDA 2013 - Nordic Conference on Computational Linguistics 22. - 24. May 2013.
24 participants from Iceland, Norway, Sweden and the United States attended a workshop on immigrant languages in the America at Fefor Høifjellshotell September 21. - 24.