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
Personal homepage or blog
My posts on Wikimedia Foundation blogs—new blog, old blog, older blog
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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