Celtic Knot Conference 2020/Submissions/Search Support for Minority Languages
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- Search Support for Minority Languages
- Type of submission
- short presentation + Q&A session
- Author of the submission
- Trey Jones / TJones (WMF)
- Language of presentation
- E-mail address
- Country of origin
- Wikimedia Foundation Search Platform Team
- A brief overview of language-specific processing in search—tokenization, normalization, stemming, and stop words—using primarily English and Irish as examples, with additional examples from other languages that offer unique challenges—segmentation, transliteration, complex orthography, and a lack of software support—such as Chinese, Serbian, Khmer, and Mirandese.
- What will attendees take away from this session?
- Attendees will have a better understanding of the language-specific processing that goes into search, hopefully with an eye towards collaboration with the WMF Search Platform Team to improve search in the languages they use.
- Theme of session
- *Language technology
- Slides or further information
- Slides and notes are on Commons.
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