Language Technology at UiT The Arctic University of Norway

The Divvun and Giellatekno teams build language technology aimed at minority and indigenous languages

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Meeting setup


Cf. one of the following, depending on context:

Opening, agenda review, participants

Permanent Divvun - preparations



We have, starting 1.1.11, two units, in practice working as one:

Senter for samisk språkteknologi:
|  GT + Divvun |

Positions and hiring

The details as to how many positions there will be overall, and how many will be announced, are not clear yet, we are awaiting feedback on legislation.

Projects next year

CAT should be a thursday seminar topic.

Taylored spellcheckers must await HFST development. HFST may be implemented in Oahpa before it is implemented in MS Office.

Grammar checker development does not need to await HFST. It must be seen in connection with Oahpa work.

Dictionaries: Our goal is to publish updates regularly. Our focus has been reception dictionaries, people ask mainly for production dictionaries, we need a focus for that.

Sami ICALL Research (Sire)

Priorities: We will return to them.

Release cycles for existing products

4 dates a year as release dates.

One point is to upheld an infrastructure good enough for pressing the button once every third month. Another point is to teach the public to expect new versions.

New lex seminars

Follow-up to Tromsø-Trondheim? We have also been invited to Sweden.

SMA-oahpa week in Tromsø

Short orientation: The Røros group visit us this week.

SMA-speller release: date and place.

Suggestion: Trondheim, 8.12.

Samediggi personnel seminar