1. An extra challenge in a crisis: Dealing with rare languages | Usc News

    An extra challenge in a crisis: Dealing with rare languages | Usc News

    BY Caitlin Dawson September 11, 2017 ISI research director Kevin Knight (seated) with Thamme Gowda, Sasha Mayn and Jonathan May, from left, work on developing an automatic translation system for disaster relief applications. (Photo/Caitlin Dawson) Words matter. And in the wake of a crisis, understanding another country’s language is vital so that information never gets lost in translation. Enter a team of 10 researchers and students from USC’s Information Sciences Institute .

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      Discourse, Entailment, Machine Translation, NER, Parsing, Segmentation, Semantic, Sentiment, Summarization, WSD
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    1. Let's say there's an earthquake in Armenia — the language they speak in that area is probably not covered with current technology.
    2. It really allows us to put our technology to the test.
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