Natural Language Processing and Linguistic Fieldwork

  title={Natural Language Processing and Linguistic Fieldwork},
  author={Steven Bird},
  journal={Computational Linguistics},
March 2009 marked an important milestone: the First International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation, held at the University of Hawai‘i.1 The scale of the event was striking, with five parallel tracks running over three days. The organizers coped magnificently with three times the expected participation (over 300). The buzz among the participants was that we were at the start of something big, that we were already part of a significant and growing community dedicated to… CONTINUE READING


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