Human language technologies research area

ELLORA: Enabling Low Resource Languages

The main goal of ELLORA is to impact underserved communities through enabling language technology by creating economic opportunities, building technological skills, enhancing education and preserving local language and cultures for future generations. ELLORA aims to do this by:

(1) Data: New/Innovative methodologies for data design and collection, e.g., gamification of data collection, crowdsourcing

(2) Language Technology Systems: Designing new techniques and framework/architecture for technology for low resource languages, building Speech and NLP systems for low resource languages

(3) Applications: At scale deployments of language technology applications that impact the community.