An HLT profile of the official South African languages

  title={An HLT profile of the official South African languages},
  author={Justus Roux and Aditi Sharma Grover and Gerhard B. Van Huyssteen and Marthinus W. Pretorius and Piotr Banski and Beata W{\'o}jtowicz and Naomi Maajabu and Peter Waiganjo Wagacha and Rushin Shah and Anatole Gershman and Robert E. Frederking},
Given the fact that this workshop focuses on African languages, the main thrust of the presentation will be on these languages, however, certain points of discussion could just as well apply to languages in general. The topic of this presentation makes reference to three concepts that will be discussed individually against the background of an “uneasy relationship” that seemingly exists between linguists, engineers and computer scientists working in the domain of Human Language Technologies… CONTINUE READING


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