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 .