Human Language Technologies – The Baltic Perspective

Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference Baltic HLT 2010


Skadiņa, I.,
Vasiļjevs, A.

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This book contains papers from the Fourth International Conference on Human Language Technologies - the Baltic Perspective (Baltic HLT 2010), held in Riga in October 2010. This conference is the latest in a series which provides a forum for sharing recent advances in human language processing, and promotes cooperation between the computer science and linguistics communities of the Baltic countries and the rest of the world. Bringing together scientists, developers, providers and users, the conference is an opportunity to exchange information, discuss problems, find new synergies and promote initiatives for international cooperation.

The 32 papers collected have been submitted by 77 authors from 11 countries, after review by an international program committee. They cover a wide range of research topics in corpus linguistics, machine translation, speech technologies, semantics and other areas of HLT research. This proceedings reflects the current state of HLT in the Baltic countries and the work towards creating a Baltic linguistic infrastructure. Human Language Technologies – The Baltic Perspective is a useful and comprehensive repository of information and will facilitate further research and development of HLT in the Baltic region, and the creation of a pan-European research infrastructure of the language resources and technology.


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