Paper: Developing high-end reusable tools and resources for Irish-language terminology, lexicography, onomastics (toponymy), folkloristics, and more, using modern web and database technologies

ACL ID W14-4610
Title Developing high-end reusable tools and resources for Irish-language terminology, lexicography, onomastics (toponymy), folkloristics, and more, using modern web and database technologies
Venue Celtic Language Technology Workshop
Session
Year 2014
Authors

Irish, a low-resourced lesser-used language, is striving to punch above its weight when it comes to some of the digital language tools and resources available to its users. High-tech language tools and resources for Irish are being developed in a number of universities in Ireland and elsewhere, in language technolo- gy areas relating to search, parsing, proofing, speech, translation, etc. (Judge at al., 2012). This paper aims to highlight work done by researchers at Fiontar, Dublin City University (DCU), to make a number of valuable Irish-language terminological, lexicographical, onomastic, and folkloristic data stocks more readily accessible, usable, and manageable using web and database technologies. Tools built with these technologies have facilitated the re-organisation, distribu...