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Natural Language Processing at the School of Information Studies for Africa
RISE, Swedish ICT, SICS. Userware.
Number of Authors: 3
2005 (English)Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

The lack of persons trained in computational linguistic methods is a severe obstacle to making the Internet and computers accessible to people all over the world in their own languages. The paper discusses the experiences of designing and teaching an introductory course in Natural Language Processing to graduate computer science students at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, in order to initiate the education of computational linguists in the Horn of Africa region.

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2005, 1. , 8 p.
Keyword [en]
Natural Language Processing, Computational Linguistics, Education, Africa, Ethiopia
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Computer and Information Science
URN: urn:nbn:se:ri:diva-21056OAI: diva2:1041090
ACL 2005: 43rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics; Workshop on Effective Tools and Methodologies for Teaching Natural Language Processing And Computational Linguistics
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