NLP for Ghanaian Languages

03/29/2021
by   Paul Azunre, et al.
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NLP Ghana is an open-source non-profit organization aiming to advance the development and adoption of state-of-the-art NLP techniques and digital language tools to Ghanaian languages and problems. In this paper, we first present the motivation and necessity for the efforts of the organization; by introducing some popular Ghanaian languages while presenting the state of NLP in Ghana. We then present the NLP Ghana organization and outline its aims, scope of work, some of the methods employed and contributions made thus far in the NLP community in Ghana.

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