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Meeting_2005-04-25

Meeting setup

  • Date: 18.04.2005
  • Time: 09.30 Norw. time
  • Place: Wherever we are : -)
  • Tools: Phone, iChat, SubEthaEdit

Agenda

  1. Opening, agenda review
  2. Vacation
  3. Gathering in May
  4. Reviewing the task list from a week ago
  5. Documentation - divvun.no
  6. Corpus gathering
  7. Corpus infrastructure
  8. Linguistics
  9. Term db
  10. Other issues
  11. Summary, task lists
  12. Closing

Task list since last meeting:

  • All:
    • Follow up the corpus format discussion.
    • Decide upon vacation time
    • Views on physical meeting place (May meeting)
  • Tomi:
    • Waiting for the corpus xml-format verification, to complete xml-conversion script(s) after that
  • Børre:
    • Contact Kimmo Koskenniemi and Ruth Vatvedt Fjeld about contract
    • Follow up on the divvun.no issue, suggest tomcat and .war files
    • Work on the termdb
    • Find a solution for wiki and utf-8
    • Link problems in forrest
    • Contact Min Áigi, discuss technical details
  • Maaren: tries to work with the missing list. Else?
  • Thomas: work with verb transitivity
  • Sjur:
    • terminology db
    • text license contract
    • divvun.no

1. Opening, agenda review, participants

Opened at 09.32. Agenda accepted as is.

Present: Maaren, Sjur, Thomas, Tomi, Trond, Børre

Main secretary: Børre

2. Vacation

  • Børre: From the middle of June to the middle of July (tentatively)
  • Maaren: Vacation in July, four or five weeks. From week 28 (11.7.-)
  • Thomas: From the 11th of July to the 15th of august. Moving to Tromsø in the beginning of June, if he finds house where to live til then.
  • Sjur: From the 20th of July to the 10th august (cirka)
  • Tomi: If I can borrow vacation weeks, then 2 weeks after mihcamáraid.

Vacation table:

Name 13.-17.620.-24.627.6-1.74.-8.711.-15.718.-22.725.-29.71.-5.88.-12.815.-19.8
Børre O X X X X O O O O O
Maaren O O O O X X X X X? O
Thomas O O O O X X X X X O
Sjur O O O O O x X X x O
Tomi O O X X O O O O O O

3. Gathering in May

The meeting will last for three full days, from the 25th of May to the 27th of May.

Topics:

  • Install/check 10.4
  • Review of the first half year
    • Discussion of what works well and not so well
    • How/what to improve
    • The corpus gathering process
  • Linguistic discussions
    • Discuss and plan the Lule-Sámi work

Place:Alternatives:Tromsø and Guovdageaidnu

We set the meeting place to Guovdageaidnu. The next meeting will be in Tromsø.

4. Reviewing the task list from the last meeting

  • All:
    • Follow up the corpus format discussion.
      • New meeting today
    • Decide upon vacation time
      • Done
    • Views on physical meeting place (May meeting)
      • Done
  • Tomi:
    • Waiting for the corpus xml-format verification, to complete xml-conversion script(s) after that
    • Script is ready
      • Details in meeting later today
  • Børre:
    • Contact Kimmo Koskenniemi and Ruth Vatvedt Fjeld about contract
      • Delayed to this week
    • Follow up on the divvun.no issue, suggest tomcat and .war files
      • Closer discussions this week
    • Work on the termdb
      • This one's almost done
      • How to get "title=" in to the menu.
    • Find a solution for wiki and utf-8
      • Seems to be a locale problem. We'll see if the problems are fixed in Tiger.
    • Link problems in forrest
      • Will get done this week
    • Contact Min Áigi, discuss technical details
      • Talked to Svein Nordsletta, and they continue their corpus gathering. The technical details on how we aquire the material will be done when we have signed a contract.
    • Went to Pargas
  • Maaren: tries to work with the missing list.
    • Went to Pargas, worked with the 'missing' list, helped Thomas
  • Thomas: work with verb transitivity
    • Continued with it
    • Active discussion on the news group.
  • Sjur:
    • terminology db
      • Editing complete enough to be workable
      • Editing did not work upon installation + UTF-8 problems
    • text license contract
      • Nothing done
    • divvun.no
      • Nothing done
    • Went to Pargas

5. Documentation - divvun.no

  • The external pages of the univ project should be moved to forrest
    • Børre has done some work on this, Trond and Børre should review the work.
  • The Lucene search works for the technically inclined.
    • The rest of us should probably index the site again.
  • We should remove the old doc-pages as we proceed
  • Deadline for opening www.divvun.no and reopening www.giellatekno.no.
    • Discussions with the webserver administrator will decide upon this issue.
  • Continue disc on deployment options

6. Corpus gathering

We still need a license!!!

Børre has been in contact with Iđut (Åge Persen). They/he was very positive towards the project.

7. Corpus infrastructure

Topic for meeting later today.

8. Linguistics

  • All said? Mostly, see above.
  • The missing lists should be completed when we now have got new texts.
  • There are more POS to be checked, e.g. indefinite pronouns. We need a more structured TODO-section in the documentation.

9. Term db

  • Editing mostly finished, but still isssues and technical problems
  • Minor issues with the skin.

10. Other issues

http://beta.visl.sdu.dk/ (Comments to follow)

Sámi sentences from Nickel's grammar have been incorporated. An Alfa version of syntactic analysis (interactive) is available

Mouse problems

  • Pointer not following – change batteries

11. Summary, task list

TODO:

  • All: report vacation plans
  • Trond, Børre, Sjur and Tomi
    • A session on the corpus format.
  • Børre
    • Contact Kimmo Koskenniemi and Ruth Vatvedt Fjeld about contracts
    • Fix the link problems in the documentation.
    • Further discussion with web serer administrator about the divvun.no site.
    • Some minor things with termdb.
    • Review giellatekno.no site suggestion with Trond.
  • Tomi:
    • continue corpus discussion
  • Maaren: tries to work with the missing list. Else?
  • Thomas: work with verb transitivity
  • Sjur:
    • terminology db
    • text license contract
    • divvun.no

12. Next meeting, closing

02.05.2005 10.00

Closed at 11.07.