SADiLaR call for new project proposals
The South African Centre for Digital Language Resources is excited to announce that a call for proposals has been launched and submissions opened on 31 January 2018. This is an opportunity to participate in the development infrastructure and play a significant role in the development of language resources and technologies for the South African languages.
As part of SADiLaR's enabling function, this call aims to:
- support the development of digital language resources for South African languages in all modalities, including, but not limited to the:
- digitisation of text and speech data;
- creation of mono- and multi-lingual corpora;
- creation of annotated corpora;
- creation of digital dictionaries and terminology; and
- collection of digital language data.
- promote research activities and outputs within the domains of Digital Humanities or language technology;
- promote research in language topics within the methodological commons of Digital Humanities, which may include, but is not limited to:
- humanities and social science research enabled through digital media, artificial intelligence or machine learning, software studies, or information design and modelling;
- social, institutional, global, multilingual, and multicultural aspects of Digital Humanities;
- computer applications in literary, linguistic, cultural, and historical studies, including public humanities and interdisciplinary aspects of modern scholarship; and
- quantitative stylistics and philology.
- further capacity building related initiatives, such as workshops as well as summer and winter schools.
More information on the call is available on the Calls for proposals page.