Incremental N-gram Approach for Language Identification in Code-Switched Text

@inproceedings{Shrestha2014IncrementalNA,
  title={Incremental N-gram Approach for Language Identification in Code-Switched Text},
  author={Prajwol Shrestha},
  booktitle={CodeSwitch@EMNLP},
  year={2014}
}
A multilingual person writing a sentence or a piece of text tends to switch between languages s/he is proficient in. This alteration between languages, commonly known as code-switching, presents us with the problem of determining the correct language of each word in the text. My method uses a variety of techniques based upon the observed differences in the formation of words in these languages. My system was able to obtain third position in both tweet and token level for the main test dataset… CONTINUE READING

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