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Grapheme-to-Phoneme Models for (Almost) Any Language
Grapheme-to-phoneme (g2p) models are rarely available in low-resource languages, as the creation of training and evaluation data is expensive and time-consuming. We use Wiktionary to obtain more thanExpand
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How to Make a Frenemy: Multitape FSTs for Portmanteau Generation
A portmanteau is a type of compound word that fuses the sounds and meanings of two component words; for example, “frenemy” (friend + enemy) or “smog” (smoke + fog). We develop a system, including aExpand
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Leveraging Entity Linking and Related Language Projection to Improve Name Transliteration
Traditional name transliteration methods largely ignore source context information and inter-dependency among entities for entity disambiguation. We propose a novel approach to leverageExpand
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"Costless" War: American and Pakistani Reactions to the U.S. Drone War
Since 2004, the CIA has conducted approximately 290 known strikes in Pakistan’s remote Waziristan region, using robotic planes known as “drones” to carry out missions.  Targeted against militantExpand
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Multitape FSTs for Portmanteau Generation
A portmanteau is a type of compound word that fuses the sounds and meanings of two component words; for example, “frenemy” (friend + enemy) or “smog” (smoke + fog). We develop a system, including aExpand