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Writing Across the World's Languages: Deep Internationalization for Gboard, the Google Keyboard

@article{Esch2019WritingAT,
  title={Writing Across the World's Languages: Deep Internationalization for Gboard, the Google Keyboard},
  author={D. Esch and Elnaz Sarbar and Tamar Lucassen and Jeremy O'Brien and Theresa Breiner and M. Prasad and Evan Crew and C. Nguyen and Franccoise Beaufays},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2019},
  volume={abs/1912.01218}
}
This technical report describes our deep internationalization program for Gboard, the Google Keyboard. Today, Gboard supports 900+ language varieties across 70+ writing systems, and this report describes how and why we have been adding support for hundreds of language varieties from around the globe. Many languages of the world are increasingly used in writing on an everyday basis, and we describe the trends we see. We cover technological and logistical challenges in scaling up a language… Expand
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