Risk for our Languages and A Challenge for Language Technology

  • Inmaculada Hernáez
  • Eva Navas
  • Igor Odriozola
  • Kepa Sarasola
  • Arantza Diaz de Ilarraza
  • Igor Leturia
  • Araceli Diaz de Lezana
  • Beñat Oihartzabal
  • Jasone Salaberria
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Abstract

We are witnesses to a digital revolution that is dramatically impacting communication and society. Recent developments in digital information and communication technology are sometimes compared to Gutenberg’s invention of the printing press. What can this analogy tell us about the future of the European information society and our languages in particular?

Keywords

Machine Translation European Language Language Technology Printing Press Cultural Heritage Site 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Inmaculada Hernáez
    • 1
  • Eva Navas
    • 1
  • Igor Odriozola
    • 1
  • Kepa Sarasola
    • 1
  • Arantza Diaz de Ilarraza
    • 1
  • Igor Leturia
    • 2
  • Araceli Diaz de Lezana
    • 3
  • Beñat Oihartzabal
    • 4
  • Jasone Salaberria
    • 4
  1. 1.Univ. del País Vasco/Euskal Herriko UnibertsitateaSan SebastiánSpain
  2. 2.Elhuyar FoundationUsurbilSpain
  3. 3.Gobierno Vasco/Eusko JaurlaritzaVitoria-GasteizSpain
  4. 4.UMR 5478 IKERBayonneFrance

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