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Meeting_2010-05-03

Meeting setup

  • Date: 3.5.2010
  • Time: 09.30 Norw. time
  • Place: Internet
  • Tools: SubEthaEdit, iChat

Agenda

Cf. one of the following, depending on context:

  • the upper bar of the SEE window (provided you use the JSPWiki syntax mode)
  • the TOC in Forrest-rendered output, like HTML and PDF

Opening, agenda review, participants

Opened at 10: 00.

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

Absent: Maja (on study leave)

Agenda accepted as is.

Updated task status since last meeting

Børre

  • corpus access on the XServe
  • read access for the rest of our teams + outsiders who have signed the corpus usage agreement
  • convert or move the files in the upload dir to the real corpus repo
  • turn on corpus summary crontab
  • contact Ávvir about renewed corpus cooperation
  • implement language switch for static divvun site
  • improve XSL script to transform leaflet Forrest XDocs to an OOo Draw document
  • get translations of thank-you letter
  • make the new SL Server services functional:
    • group calendars
  • set up corpus mirroring on the XServe again
  • give Maja a WEbSak intro
  • fix bugs!
  • other:
    • Installed InDesign3, convert Riddu-paper texts to .txt
    • Try to debug tca2 which doesn't work anymore, for some strange reason
    • Fetched and committed Skuvlahistorjá to freecorpus svn
    • Document checkinstall, a tool which makes rpm packages (for use on victorio)

Ciprian

  • PhD-Projektbeskrivelse (internal deadline April/Mai 2010):
    • search, read, write (execute): high priority!
      • todo: deadline is approaching!
  • update corpora (both monolingual and parallel) for Oslo (Glossa)
    • convert to xml, should be done already
      • working only with already XML converted data
    • identify parallel nob files - should be automatic, but needs to be checked
      • checked script: works, however control sampling is needed
    • sentence-align sme with nob
      • tca2 aligner doesn't work as expected (controlled with Børre and Trond)
    • analyse/disambiguate
      • nob: all files have beed preprocessed (no morphosynt. analysis -> Oslo's job apparently)
      • sme: MinAigi still preprocessing
    • preferably also dep -> check with Oslo if it can be used
    • install updated corpus files in Oslo
      • for a summary of the Corpus work see the document in the svn repository
  • infrastructure
    • test cwb
    • continue with restructuring and cleaning the script catalogue as suggested in the newsgroup
    • transform sme-lexC files into XML format
    • make a schema/dtd description of the lexC-file (experiment with Komi and Romanian)
      • todo
  • GT web:
    • colouring output of the disambiguation
    • add a tree visualizer for the dependency trees
    • add input help for special characters on the tool sites
    • automatise the web statistics
    • filter (English, German, etc.) input using language detection tools
    • put a note on the sites that these are NOT MT tools
    • input help for generating wordforms (dropdown menus).
      • todo
  • Sandbox Oahpa:
    • Numra for Skolt Sámi and Finnish
    • debug the installed sb_oahpa
    • update and correct the Oapha docu site
      • todo
  • Running Oahpa:
    • fix Morfa-S related bug after adding Finnish to Leksa
    • add an Oahpa clock and date excercise (cf. Numra)
    • email notification when the server goes down
    • check the XXX?
      • todo
  • dictionaries, generally:
    • synchronize the source language entries from a specific dictionary with the entries in the morphology component (now especially for sma): that means nothing then put the entries from dict that are NOT analyzed into the lexC files
    • the StarDict on Windows: try the HTML-plugin (that means that users can use StarDict 3.2)
    • try to reduce the dict-size on mac: experiment with xPointer, etc.
  • Fkv: Nob - Nob: Fkv:
    • compile the dictionaries for both directions and in both formats (internal deadline depending on Trond and Verena)
    • try to implement a web version of the dictionaries using the Odense method
  • KomEngFin:
    • test the automatic sorting by Komi alphabet in xsl (as discussed with Trond)
  • SmeNob:
    • incorporate the passives into the last version of the sme: nob
    • start a new compilation of SmeNob and improve it based on the experience gained with SmaNob
  • SmaNobSwe:
    • extend the smanobswe dictionary: waiting for data (incorporate the data from Maja-Lisa)
  • SjdRus:
    • continue the work at the Kildin-Russian dictionary, next internal deadline is the Bodø workshop in March 2010
      • intensive discussion with Michael Riessler about a SjdRus update usable also for SjdRus-Oahpa as well as about a Skolt-Saami-Russian dictionary (to use both for dict and Oahpa)
  • Lexicon workshop
    • evaluate the participants' materials
    • write feedback emails to each of participant with an individual electronic dictionary
    • contact Kimberly Mäkäräinen and ask whether she might be willing to share data with us
      • todo
  • MT
    • test Apertium integration in A-ITE
      • todo
  • Permanent education
    • prepare materials for the XSLT sessions
      • done
    • learn UML
      • low priority

Maja

  • check in all local lexc changes in the gt/ tree - Wednesday afternoon
  • add missing sma verbs
  • Prepare text´s about normativity issue to SGL/SGM
  • more work on sma adjectives
  • look at incoming loanwords
  • make a goldstandard doc. av SÄPO-dok - korrektur
  • continue gathering sma corpus texts
  • look at Trond's XXX comments
  • finish compound tags for adjectives
  • fix bugs!

Sjur

  • try to compile voikko
    • done - did compile with some code corrections and proper build settings.
    • also had a build of Voikko as a system-wide speller working, but subsequent builds crash when the speller is started : ( When this build works, we are very close to having an HFST-based speller in OS X: )
  • add voikko support to our proofing test bench
    • in progress
  • add all our Sámi analysers and test them as spellers using Voikko
    • waiting for the previous point to be finished
  • test Apertium integration in A-ITE
    • meeting this coming Wednesday with Fran
  • install & configure the Unison news reader
    • still missing for B-A
  • gold standard testing for sma
    • test bench updated, waiting for PL tools
    • typos-tested the present sma Hunspell build
  • difftest for fst and PL speller
  • @Barents: plan a meeting/seminar with potential cooperation partners
  • @Barents: plan for The Real Thing
  • @TTS: continue public tender process
  • make Leif Åge send out CD's to distribution points
  • contintue Nordplus Sprog project
  • Write a formal letter to Davvi girji about electronic dictionaries
  • make XSL script to transform leaflet Forrest XDocs to an OOo Drawer document
  • name db/risten.no
  • follow-up on some Polderland-related bugs: 621, 630, 652
  • find and contact the correct person in SD, to get the manuscript for all Sámi teaching material now being given out to the schools
  • write new build commands for make
  • when the new build infrastructure works as it should, delete the old ones
  • read through and comment by Wednesday afternoon
  • fix bugs!

Thomas

  • prepare text´s about normativity issue to SGL/SGM
    • nothing this week
  • Digitalize south saami books
    • worked
  • fix bugs!
    • some work done

Tomi

  • put together the TTS preprocessing transducers and scripts
    • not done
  • write new build commands
    • working
  • check out the voikko code
    • not done
  • try to compile voikko
    • not done
  • add all our Sámi analysers and test them as spellers
    • not done
  • when the new build infrastructure works as it should, delete the old ones
    • not done
  • document how compounding is controlled in the PLX conversion
    • not done
  • fix double hyphen bugs
  • fix PL smj hyphenator bug
  • fix PL conversion bugs
  • fix bugs!
  • other
    • compiled new spellers, after some difficulties

Trond

  • fkv: nob and nob: fkv scheduled for april release:
    • content and webpage update
    • No, not yet, but now is the time.
  • Northern areas
    • Progress here, applied for multivisum
  • MT/Terminology
    • Not done
  • install updated corpus files in Oslo
    • Underway
  • fix bugs!.

Oahpa!

Nothing new.

TODO

  • Register oahpa.no (Trond)
  • Generate fin/xml/{nouns|verbs|adjectives}.xml, and implement the new Leksa dropdown menu (Ciprian).
  • From the start: sjd_oahpa Leksa in deu and eng as well
  • clock and date for Numra (Trond, Ciprian)
  • Numra for Skolt Sámi (Trond, Ciprian)
  • implement the Bodø-Oahpa (Ciprian, Trond, Lene)
  • email notification when the server goes down (Ciprian)
  • Finding a volunteer to translate the sme Leksa lexicon to Swedish (Trond)

Corpus gathering

Thomas still continuously scanning more texts. Børre has added Skuvlahistorija to our (free) corpus repo. Also Riddu Riđđu newspapers have been added. We still would like to have all recent SD protocolls (multilingual).

TODO:

  • put the school history files into a properly named subdirectory (Børre)
  • continue gathering sma corpus texts (Maja)
    • get sma articles in Š-bláđđi
    • the Gun Utsi book is almost there - one contract missing (Maja)
  • write formal letter to Davvi Girji (Sjur)
  • send a copy of the signed contracts back to the authors, translators and publishers, accompanied by the thank-you letter
  • find and contact the correct person in SD, to get the manuscript for all Sámi teaching material now being given out to the schools (Sjur)
  • get the sma yearbooks from Saemien sïjhte ( Maja)
  • contact certain sma writers (Børre)
  • contact Ávvir about renewed corpus cooperation (Børre)
  • contact Inga Margrethe Bjørn Eira (Maja)
  • give Maja a WebSak intro (Børre)
  • restart the letter mailing thing using WebSak (Maja)

Promoting Divvun

TODO:

  • make leaflet to inform about the project (Børre)
    • add InDesign text (Sjur)
    • make XSL script to transform Forrest XDocs to an OOo Drawer document ( Børre, Sjur)
  • distribute CD version through the library bus, the language centres and common sami centres in all of Sápmi. Gaaltije in Östersund for example. ( Leif Åge, Sjur)
    • make him send out CD's accordingly (Sjur)
  • update online download log statistics page (Børre)

Future plans, directions and ideas

See a separate document in plan/strat/5year.jspwiki.

Northern areas project

Trip to Syktyvkar forthcoming.

TODO:

  • Attend a beginners' course in Russian (priority: the alphabet!) near you..
  • plan a meeting/seminar with potential cooperation partners (Trond, Sjur)
  • plan for The Real Thing (Trond, Sjur)

Infrastructure

Updated corpus online

See Ciprian´s document about the corpus content in $GTPRIV/plan/corpus/oslo_corpus_update_todo.txt.

TODO:

  1. convert to xml, should be done already (Ciprian)
    1. Only working with already converted texts because of the need to update the analyser with new names. That is, we need a better, more robust handling of unknown entities.
  2. identify parallel nob files - should be automatic, but needs to be checked ( Ciprian)
  3. sentence-align sme with nob (Ciprian)
  4. analyse/disambiguate (Ciprian)
  5. preferably also dep -> check with Oslo if it can be used (Ciprian)
  6. install in Oslo (Ciprian, Trond)
  7. add better handling of unknown strings in our analysers (???)

Corpus infra remake

TODO:

  • read access for the rest of our teams + outsiders who have signed the corpus usage agreement - presently only bound group has read access (Børre)
  • convert or move the files in the upload dir to the real corpus repo ( Børre)
  • turn on corpus summary crontab (Børre)

License

We agree that at least the GNU GPL license should be one of the licenses for our source code. We will add that license now as a header to all files, with a provision that one or more other licenses will be added in the future.

  • licensing of our source code
    • the discussion goes on in news — needs to be finished soon

TODO:

  • install & configure the Unison news reader (Sjur)
  • read and comment the license discussion (all)
  • formulate license header (Børre, Sjur)
  • add license header to all files (Børre, Ciprian, everybody)

Corpus interface

TODO:

  • make a simple web search form for the UiT corpus repository (Ciprian, X)
    • delayed
  • check out the new version of CWB with Unicode support (Ciprian)
    • fall

Makefile + tag simplification

Problems with the proofing tools compilation, now solved.

TODO:

  1. test latest proofing tools, compare results with previous version (Tomi)
  2. write new build commands (Sjur, Tomi)
  3. when the new build infrastructure works as it should, delete the old ones ( Sjur, Tomi)

General list

Meänkieli adaptions in our infrastructure.

Requirements:

  • separate Subversion repository
  • structured roughly as our main repository
  • limited access to the closed repo, in the sense that one language group should not be able to see the work of another language group (exception for administrators) - otherwise it isn't really secret/closed. That is, the FIT gang should only see FIT files, and a hypothetical e.g. Estonian gang should only see the Estonian files, not the FIT files, etc. But to the extent that there are (links to) shared resources the (e.g. links to infrastructure things in another place), they should be visible to all groups
  • all tools, dtd's, configs work as in and from the main Subversion, such that we don't end up with multiple copies. That is, only content files and no infrastructure files should be in the closed repo - all the rest should stay in the main repo
  • we should have scripts that move a full language dir from one repo to the other, in both directions, keeping svn history etc.
  • the amount of work for setting this up should be minimal, or we have to ask them for money

Tentative task list

  • figure out the svn dir structure in the closed lang repo, set it up
  • figure out how to make the infrastructure in the open/main repo available for work in the closed repo (we want to have only one dtd, one XXE config, one makefile, etc.)
  • when we have an idea of the amount of work, decide whether we just do it, or whether we bill them
  • implement the previous point
  • transfer the language files, preferably using a script for automatic transfer and deletion in the open repo
  • inform them about the changes

To accommodate future enhancements in different directions (in rough order of importance):

  1. test bench for all parts of our language technology efforts
    1. test bench enhanced, but not yet complete
  2. improve Forrest i18n support with static sites
  3. reorganise the documentation:
    1. differ between target groups
    2. get better grouping
    3. decide what to write in Forrest and what in wiki (cf. Apertium and http://xixona.dlsi.ua.es/apertium/) for a similar split)
    4. update/add missing parts
  4. migrate lexc lexicons to XML, splitting the task
    1. Name lexica (the Name project)
    2. Dictionaries (already in XML, task is to integrate them)
    3. At least migrate the lexc open POSes (Komi as a pilot case)
  5. change the look of the documentation web
  6. corpus content moved to Max Planck repositories? Norsk språkbank?
  7. update infrastructure to allow content-restricted spellers for special target groups

TODO:

  • make restricted access to our svn repository work (fit adaption) ( Børre, Ciprian)
  • make the new SL Server services functional: ( Børre)
    • group calendars
  • set up corpus mirroring on the XServe again (Børre)
  • finish the restructuring and cleaning of the script/ directory Ciprian)
  • infrastructure remake: ( Børre, Ciprian, Sjur, Tomi, Trond)
    • more modularised make / build infra (prepare for smn, sms, sjd, others)
      • look at omorfi for ideas of how to modularise
    • merge gt, kt and st into one
    • modularised preprocess and spellrelax
    • alternatives to make:
  • make a test-all target that runs all tests we have (Ciprian, Sjur, Trond)
    • delayed until we have restructured the make/build process
  • define and document testing routines (Ciprian, Sjur, Trond)
    • delayed until we have restructured the make/build process

Linguistics

North Sámi

(nothing new, see proofing bugs below)

Lule Sámi

(nothing new, see proofing bugs below)

South Sámi

TODO:

  • Prepare texts about normativity issue to SGL/SGM (Maja)
    • look at Trond's XXX comments (Maja)
    • read through and comment by Wednesday afternoon (Sjur)
  • adjectives (Maja with Thomas, Trond, Sjur)
    • two competing naming conventions of continuation lexicons
      • One naming goes ATTRSUFF-PREDSUFF-STEMTYPE
      • One follows the sme convention of naming key adjectives
      • There are duplicate lexica
    • The comparative issue open here and there
      • The ATTRSUFF-PREDSUFF-STEMTYPE lexica now go to EVENCOMP and ODDCOMP only.
  • finish compound tags for adjectives (Maja)

Name lexicon/risten.no infrastructure

TODO:

  • find already approved lists, in paper or electronic form (term team)
  • convert paper lists to electronic lists (term team)
  • convert lists to standard XML (Sjur, Tomi)
  • add prepared lists to risten.no (Sjur, Tomi)
  • fix i18n bug in risten.no/G5 (so they will work without the proper locale request) (Sjur)
  • fix bugs in lexc2xml; add comments to the log element (Saara)
  • finish first version of the editing (Sjur)
  • test editing of the xml files. If ok, then: ( Sjur, Thomas, Trond)
  • make terms-smX.xml <=== automatically from propernoun-sme-lex.xml (add nob as well) (the morphological section should be kept intact, in e.g. propernoun-sme-morph.txt) (Sjur, Saara)
  • convert propernoun-($lang)-lex.txt to a derived file from common xml files ( Sjur, Tomi, Saara)
  • implement data synchronisation between risten.no and the cvs repo, and possibly other servers (ie the G5 as an alternative server to the public risten.no - it might be faster and better suited than the official one; also local installations could be treated the same way)
  • start to use the xml file as source file
  • clean terms-sme.xml such that all names have the correct tag for their use (e.g. @type=secondary) (Thomas, linguists)
  • merge placenames which are errouneously in different entries: e.g. Helsinki, Helsingfors, Helsset (linguists)
  • publish the name lexicon on risten.no (Sjur)
  • add missing parallel names for placenames (linguists)
  • add informative links between first names like Niillas and Nils ( linguists)

Dictionaries

Comming releases:

  • FKV dictionary release: we need a web page (see task list below).
  • SME: NOB update release

Other things dictionary-related:

  • risten.no data as part of our dictionaries
  • dictionaries as part of risten.no
  • dictionaries and risten.no as part of Autshumato ITE

TODO:

  • fkv: nob and nob: fkv is now scheduled for an April release:
    • content and webpage update (Trond, Verena)
    • compile the MacDict and StarDict versions (Ciprian)
  • kom: fin-eng
    • moved the original kom-lex.xml to the inc-dir and froze it
    • split it by pos into the working_file dir, the ONLY place to work with the dictionary entries
    • now, the lexC files are generated via XSLT sheets, no perl scripts
    • adjusted the Makefile
    • prepared the pipeline for compiling the mac dict
    • todo: make a pipeline for StarDict also (as far as I know, Jaska has) a Linux machine
  • set up risten.no on eXist/XServe (as a beta version site) (Sjur)
  • set up required infra for smenob on risten.no/XServe (Sjur)
  • Continue the dictionary infrastructure discussion (Ciprian, Sjur, Trond)
  • end user documentation (how to download and install) (Ciprian, Trond)
  • Contact Davvi Girji about cooperation on electronic dictionaries ( Sjur)
  • developing the mobile phone version of smenob:
  • Komi
    • take out the doublets to a separate file (Ciprian)
    • merge the doublets (Jaska, Trond)
    • Completing the automaton to some state (Trond, Jaska, Paula)
  • make the sort XSL script available for all languages to keep the source files sorted

Proofing tools

South Sámi

Beta release: June 1. We should be getting the Polderland (now Knowledge Concepts - hereafter KC) binaries in the second half of May.

Update: We have a contract proposal from KC, Sjur will have a look.

Sjur has been in talks with Krister Lindén about whether the HFST team can speed up the development of the HFST code, and the speller and hyphenator parts of it. Suggestion: Sjur will meet with two of the HFST team members every second week to discuss progress and tasks.

Sjur has been able to compile Voikko, with both the malaga and the HFST backends.

TODO:

  • difftest for fst and PL speller (Sjur)
  • External beta testers:
    • David
    • Jovsset
    • the Røros group
  • gold standard testing (Sjur)

HFST- and Voikko-based proofing tools

We need to test the Sámi analysers with the latest LibVoikko, and give feedback to Harry Pitkänen (the lead Voikko developer) within last week. He has posted a summary to the libvoikko mailing list. The showstopper on our side is the missing GPL tag on the top of each file. We will go for dual licensing, one being GPL.

TODO:

  • Change the license tag to GPL for voikko inclusion. (see above)
  • run tests using Hunspell, Voikko, Polderland for our Sámi lexicons ( Sjur, Tomi)
  • check out the voikko code, see this page ( Tomi)
  • try to compile it (development is done on Linux, no MacOS X testing so far) ( Tomi, Sjur)
    • done (Sjur)
  • add voikko support to our proofing test bench (Sjur)
    • in the workings
  • add all our Sámi analysers and test them as spellers (Tomi, Sjur)
    • not yet (depends on the previous point)

Testing

Spelling Error Markup

The extended spelling error markup needs ccat to be updated, to add support for new tags and attribute printout.

TODO:

  • test new and nested error markup (Sjur)
    • done - nesting do not get converted properly in all cases (this belongs to corpus conversion)
  • ccat update to handle new error markup (Tomi)

Speller testing

TODO:

  • test the error type selection feature in ccat (Sjur)
    • done - will be done even more in the near future

Testing open-source Norwegian spellers

Sjur has invited the open-source group to test their spell-checker using our test bench. The response has been positive, we'll see what happens.

We should go to their developer meetings, and present our work and how to work with language technology.

Speller bugs

List of bugs returned from Polderland:

  • 621
  • 630
  • 652
  • 656
  • 676

Tag reordering for abbreviations have caused a lot of problems:

smj:
hr.
hr.	hr+ABBR+Acc
cand.philol.
cand.philol.	cand.philol+ABBR+N+Acc
Per
Per	Per+N+Prop+Mal+Sg+Attr

sme:
hr.
hr.	hr+N+ABBR+Acc
Per
Per	Per+N+Prop+Mal+Sg+Attr

Open issues based on test results:

sme

Version: Davvisámi, version 1.2, 2009-09-18

  • 399 - missing numerals (plural forms) - still OPEN
  • 425 - X not recognised; single letters were left out - still OPEN
  • 435 - roman numbers - inflection of single letter numbers rejected, as well as some complex numbers (but is ok in smj) - still OPEN
    • we should pregenerate all numbers once and for all, and store them in a separate lexicon file
  • 461 - REGRESSION: missing suggestion (sáhkki)
  • 508 - REGRESSION: accepts smj entries (most likely abbreviation missing)
  • 520 - REGRESSION: r9 and š9 not defined (abbr. missing)
  • 595 - prefix+name without hyphen (ovdaLot instead of ovda-Lot) - still OPEN
  • 603 - suomabealdi accepted - still OPEN
  • 606 - compound-tags LEXICON VUOHTA - still OPEN
  • 613 - short gen. as second compound part - still OPEN
  • 619 - numerals and pronouns to NAMÁK and SASJ fails - vihttasoarttat remaining - still OPEN
  • 629 - a taking part in compounding without hyphen - still OPEN
    • only open case has word A-finálaid compounded
  • 647 - numerals+NOUN - still OPEN, open case has uppercase letters
  • 648 - unmotivated suggestions with numeral+noun - still OPEN
  • 661 - REGRESSION: abbr. not recognized
  • 709 - sámedikkeválga accepted - OPEN
  • 728 - vowel shortening GenCmp+Left-tagged - still OPEN
  • 779 - caseforms of pronoun okatahat - still OPEN
  • 785 - does not recognize alphabet-abbr+noun - OPEN
  • 802 - NEW: multiword propernouns
  • 803 - NEW: FINJU- words accepted single-handed
  • 804 - NEW: guovttilogát, njealjilogát
  • 805 - NEW: Nouns+acronyms

smj

Version: Julevsáme, version 1.2, 2009-09-20

  • 435 - roman number - single letter numbers now recognised
    • we should pre-generate all numbers once and for all, and store them in a separate lexicon file
    • please note that inflection of single letter numerals is fine in smj, as opposed to sme
  • 482 - polardutkamin not recognized - FIXED
  • 496 - REGRESSION: unrecognised clitics
  • 556 - non-existent word accepted - FIXED
  • 594 - lågenanguoktáj not recognized - still OPEN
  • 595 - REGRESSION: prefix+name as split comp without hyphen
  • 596 - C-giellan is not accepted - still OPEN
  • 600 - Gen+hyph compound - FIXED
  • 627 - prefix + hyhpen does not get accepted - FIXED
  • 647 - numerals+NOUN - still OPEN, open case has uppercase letters
  • 648 - unmotivated suggestions with numeral+noun - still OPEN
  • 650 - REGRESSION: noun prefix+name compound without hyphen
  • 652 - UPPERCASE-typos only get acronym-suggestions - still OPEN
  • 692 - numeral-variants - all but one fixed (gáktsalågenantjuotakta), but still OPEN
  • 744 - REGRESSION: numerals + clitic
  • 803 - NEW: VINJU- words accepted single-handed
  • 805 - NEW: Nouns+acronyms

TODO:

  • document how compounding is controlled in the PLX conversion (Tomi)

Hyphenator bugs

Open issues based on test results :

sme

Lexicon version: Davvisámi, version 1.2, 2009-09-18

No known issues!

smj

Lexicon version: Julevsáme, version 1.2, 2009-09-20

  • 670 - Hard hyphen replaced with soft hyphen: 10-biejvvásattja (the word is not rec.; Bug #711) - still OPEN

sma

Command to test the hyphenator:

preprocess dev/corp/pressemelding.txt | lookup bin/hyph-sma.fst | cut -f2 | \
lookup bin/hyphrules-sma.fst | grep -v '^$' | cut -f2 | uniq | see

TODO:

  • fix PL hyphenator errors (Tomi)
    • almost done - one smj bug left

Installer changes

TODO:

  • test InDesign installer (Sjur)

User documentation

TODO:

  • InDesign documentation (Sjur)
    • Norwegian translation received from Davvi Girji

1.2 release

Content:

  • several smj bug fixes
  • lexicalisations
  • InDesign Mac & Win
  • new OOo beta
  • improved installers, at least for Mac, preferably also for Windows

Other

Thursday inhouse seminar

Next time suggestion list:

  1. introduction to xslt - Ciprian to start out
    1. relevant xslt issues:
    2. basic principles of xslt …
    3. sorting in xslt … (have a look at the dictionary sort xslt script)
    4. converting from one xml format to another wilt xslt (sugg: convert from DivvunGT dictionary dtd to MacDict xml)

Future seminars:

  1. XQuery
  2. More XML (needs concretisation)
  3. UML
  4. other suggestions?

Spring planning

Topics:

  • speller test project -> Sjur, Børre, Thomas, X
  • speech synthesis -> Sjur, Trond, BA as a starter
  • risten.no -> Ciprian, Sjur, Tomi
  • Barents project follow-up meeting -> Trond, Sjur
  • sme and smj proofing tools, next version -> Thomas, Tomi, Sjur
  • HFST-based proofing tools -> Sjur
  • MT terminology project -> Trond, Linda, Fran, Kevin
  • HSL centre status -> Trond

Dates:

  • May 4-5: Lene, Giellagiella
  • May: LREC Malta: WS: 17-18, Conf. 19-21, WS 22-23
    • Trond
    • Lene
    • Linda
    • Sjur?
  • July: ACL Uppsala
  • August: IceTAL, Reykjavik
  • September 8: Konvens-workshop Saarbrücken: LT and text-technological methods for e-learning http: //konvens2010.de/workshop_en.html:
    • Lene will try to get an abstract accepted, deadline 16.5
    • Trond?

Text to speech

TODO:

  • put together the preprocessing transducers and scripts (Tomi)
  • refine syntax / dependency rules (Biret Ánne)
  • continue public tender process (Sjur)

CAT

Sjur will meet with Francis on Wednesday, to try to make the Apertium services available to Autshumato-ITE from victorio.

TODO:

  • test Apertium integration with A-ITE (Ciprian, Sjur)
  • convert our dictionaries to A-ITE format, so that they can be used directly in there (???)
  • meet with Francis, with backup from Tromsø (Sjur + Børre, Ciprian)
    • keep Lene informed
  • install a somewhat working copy of A-ITE on Lene's computer (Ciprian)

Norsk språkbank

Sámi will form a part of Norsk språkbank. We should consider candidates for pilot content (preferably terminology or bilingual text) for a first presentation of Språkbanken.

Next meeting, closing

The next meeting is 10.5.2010, 09: 30 Norwegian time.

The meeting was closed at 11: 33.

Appendix - task lists for the next week

Boerre

iCal

  • put the school history files into a properly named subdirectory
  • formulate license header
  • add license header to all files
  • make restricted access to our svn repository work (fit adaption)
  • corpus access on the XServe
  • read access for the rest of our teams + outsiders who have signed the corpus usage agreement
  • convert or move the files in the upload dir to the real corpus repo
  • turn on corpus summary crontab
  • contact Ávvir about renewed corpus cooperation
  • implement language switch for static divvun site
  • improve XSL script to transform leaflet Forrest XDocs to an OOo Draw document
  • get translations of thank-you letter
  • make the new SL Server services functional:
    • group calendars
  • set up corpus mirroring on the XServe again
  • give Maja a WEbSak intro
  • fix bugs!

Ciprian

iCal

  • add license header to all files
  • make restricted access to our svn repository work (fit adaption)
  • PhD-Projektbeskrivelse (internal deadline April/Mai 2010):
    • search, read, write (execute): high priority!
  • read and answer the newsgroups messages
  • update corpora (both monolingual and parallel) for Oslo (Glossa)
    • check the correctness of parallelity between sme and nob files
    • sentence-align sme with nob: fix tca2 problem
    • analyse/disambiguate: todo -- waiting for the last version of FSTs
  • infrastructure
    • test cwb
    • continue with restructuring and cleaning the script catalogue as suggested in the newsgroup
    • transform sme-lexC files into XML format
    • make a schema/dtd description of the lexC-file (experiment with Komi and Romanian)
  • GT web:
    • colouring output of the disambiguation
    • add a tree visualizer for the dependency trees
    • add input help for special characters on the tool sites
    • automatise the web statistics
    • filter (English, German, etc.) input using language detection tools
    • put a note on the sites that these are NOT MT tools
    • input help for generating wordforms (dropdown menus).
  • Sandbox Oahpa:
    • Numra for Skolt Sámi and Finnish
    • debug the installed sb_oahpa
    • update and correct the Oapha docu site
  • Running Oahpa:
    • fix Morfa-S related bug after adding Finnish to Leksa
    • add an Oahpa clock and date excercise (cf. Numra)
    • email notification when the server goes down
    • check the XXX?
  • dictionaries, generally:
    • synchronize the source language entries from a specific dictionary with the entries in the morphology component (now especially for sma): that means nothing then put the entries from dict that are NOT analyzed into the lexC files
    • the StarDict on Windows: try the HTML-plugin (that means that users can use StarDict 3.2)
    • try to reduce the dict-size on mac: experiment with xPointer, etc.
  • Fkv: Nob - Nob: Fkv:
    • compile the dictionaries for both directions and in both formats (internal deadline depending on Trond and Verena)
    • try to implement a web version of the dictionaries using the Odense method
  • KomEngFin:
    • test the automatic sorting by Komi alphabet in xsl (as discussed with Trond)
  • SmeNob:
    • incorporate the passives into the last version of the sme: nob
    • start a new compilation of SmeNob and improve it based on the experience gained with SmaNob
  • SmaNobSwe:
    • extend the smanobswe dictionary: waiting for data (incorporate the data from Maja-Lisa)
  • SjdRus:
    • continue the work at the Kildin-Russian dictionary, next internal deadline is the Bodø workshop in March 2010
  • Lexicon workshop
    • evaluate the participants' materials
    • write feedback emails to each of participant with an individual electronic dictionary
    • contact Kimberly Mäkäräinen and ask whether she might be willing to share data with us
  • MT
    • test Apertium integration in A-ITE
    • install A-ITE on Lene 's machine: deadline 05.05.2010
  • install a somewhat working copy of A-ITE on Lene's computer (Ciprian)
  • Permanent education
    • learn UML

Maja

iCal

  • check in all local lexc changes in the gt/ tree - Wednesday afternoon
  • add missing sma verbs
  • Prepare text´s about normativity issue to SGL/SGM
  • more work on sma adjectives
  • look at incoming loanwords
  • make a goldstandard doc. av SÄPO-dok - korrektur
  • continue gathering sma corpus texts
  • look at Trond's XXX comments
  • finish compound tags for adjectives
  • fix bugs!

Sjur

iCal

  • formulate license header
  • add voikko support to our proofing test bench
  • add all our Sámi analysers and test them as spellers
  • run tests using Hunspell, Voikko, Polderland for our Sámi lexicons
  • test Apertium integration in A-ITE
  • meet with Francis, with backup from Tromsø
  • install & configure the Unison news reader
  • gold standard testing for sma
  • difftest for fst and PL speller
  • @Barents: plan a meeting/seminar with potential cooperation partners
  • @Barents: plan for The Real Thing
  • @TTS: continue public tender process
  • make Leif Åge send out CD's to distribution points
  • contintue Nordplus Sprog project
  • Write a formal letter to Davvi girji about electronic dictionaries
  • make XSL script to transform leaflet Forrest XDocs to an OOo Drawer document
  • name db/risten.no
  • follow-up on some Polderland-related bugs: 621, 630, 652
  • find and contact the correct person in SD, to get the manuscript for all Sámi teaching material now being given out to the schools
  • write new build commands for make
  • when the new build infrastructure works as it should, delete the old ones
  • read through and comment by Wednesday afternoon
  • fix bugs!

Thomas

  • prepare text´s about normativity issue to SGL/SGM
  • Digitalize south saami books
  • fix bugs!

Tomi

  • test latest proofing tools, compare results with previous version
  • run tests using Hunspell, Voikko, Polderland for our Sámi lexicons
  • ccat update to handle new error markup
  • put together the TTS preprocessing transducers and scripts
  • write new build commands
  • check out the voikko code
  • try to compile voikko
  • add all our Sámi analysers and test them as spellers
  • when the new build infrastructure works as it should, delete the old ones
  • document how compounding is controlled in the PLX conversion
  • fix double hyphen bugs
  • fix PL smj hyphenator bug
  • fix PL conversion bugs
  • fix bugs!

Trond

iCal

  • fkv: nob and nob: fkv scheduled for april release:
    • content and webpage update
  • Northern areas
  • MT/Terminology
  • install updated corpus files in Oslo
  • fix bugs!.