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September Newsletter

2022 September Newsletter September Updates Nilekani center AI4Bharat The AI4Bharat was set-up as an initiative of IIT Madras to build open-source language AI for Indian languages. This Center, inaugurated by Nandan Nilekani, is being supported by Rohini and Nandan Nilekani with a grant of Rs 36 crore through Nilekani Philanthropies.  According to Associate Prof. Mitesh …

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Interview with Tarjimly ‘s Chief Operating Officer

Interview with Tarjimly’s cOO, Sara Haj-Hassan Last week our founder, Subha Vadlamannati had the privilege of talking to Sara Haj-Hassan, COO of Tarjimly. Tarjimly focuses on providing translation services to refugees across the world. Sara leads the development of partnerships with organizations that can benefit from or contribute to Tarjimly‘s services. She has experience working with immigrant and refugee populations …

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August Newsletter 2022

August Newsletter LJL is very excited to share some exciting news in this newsletter! LJL volunteers have been working hard to building mobile apps. PuzzLing – Development PuzzLing App has absorbed a new LJL project to soon offer speech and listening skills practice! The creators of the PuzzLing app are now working with other LJL …

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Lanfrica Presentation

Lanfrica Presentation LJL Founder, Subha Vadlamannati, was invited to  present at Lanfrica (speaker series) on July 18th, 2022. Subha presented the work that has been done at Linguistics Justice League (LJL) to drive awareness and increase understanding of low-resource languages and international cultures. She also talked about the recently launched ‘EduLang‘ – a multilingual mobile …

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Why is NLP for Low-Resource Languages Important?

An Article by Subha Vadlamannati Natural Language Processing (NLP) is a field of Machine Learning that focuses on understanding human language. Understandably, such a field is highly data-based, needing copious amounts of training data to create models for language translation, speech to text, transliteration, and other popular NLP tasks. This is where low-resource languages come …

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Properties of Natural Language Processing

Article by Dr. Ali Farghaly The ultimate aim of Artificial Intelligence is to model human intelligence inside the machine. This includes modeling natural language which enables humans to communicate with each other and transfer knowledge from one person to another and from one generation to other generations. Natural language made accumulation of knowledge possible and …

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