Paper: Multilingual Text Resources At The Linguistic Data Consortium

ACL ID H94-1005
Title Multilingual Text Resources At The Linguistic Data Consortium
Venue Human Language Technologies
Session Main Conference
Year 1994
Authors

The Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC) is currently involved in a major effort to expand its multilingual text resources, in particular for machine translation, message understanding and information retrieval research. The main sources for data acquisition are governmental and international organizations, newswire services, and diverse publishers. This paper describes some of the research that is being done to identify potential resources, discusses some of the process involved in negotiating the broadest possible access to the material for the human language technology research community, and identifies key issues and considerations in transducing the text into Common and well documented formats. 1.0 GOVERNMENTAL AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS The LDC has acquired archives from the United ...