Linguists use the Bible to develop language technology for small languages

8 septiembre 2015

Apple’s Siri, Google Translate and other language technologies have long been the preserve of people who speak English or other majority languages. If you speak Welsh, Faroese or Galician, technology will be of little or no use. Linguists now show that they can produce language technology — based on Biblical verse and Wikipedia articles — for up to 100 small and big languages at the same time.