Iceland

IceTaboo: Offensive Word Database with Commercial Application

20 December 2021
The Project, The IceTaboo database is a novel resource for processing offensive words in Icelandic. Developed by a small team at the Language and Technology Lab at
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Methodology, The IceTaboo database consists of a list of words in Icelandic that may be considered inappropriate, taboo or loaded in use or meaning. The list inclu
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Outcome, As part of the GreynirCorrect automatic proofreading software, the IceTaboo database is already being used to highlight inappropriate words at the Ice
  This screenshot from the correction software interface shows how it appears to users. Here, IceTaboo has flagged the word 'hj煤krunarkona', e
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According to project leader Agnes S贸lmundsd贸ttir, other Icelandic companies working with text have also shown interest in integrating the correction s
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Views on CLARIN, 'We deposited our database at CLARIN. It鈥檚 a really well-respected platform for language technology tools. Our lab and the language technology communi
 
Anton Karl Ingason, Associate Professor at the University of Iceland, and Director of the Language and Technology Lab Agnes S贸lmundsd贸ttir, Researc
 
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Tour de CLARIN: IceNLP

27 November 2020

IceNLP聽is an open source toolkit for processing and analysing Icelandic text that is available through the CLARIN-IS repository.

Tour de CLARIN: Iceland

20 November 2020

Iceland first joined CLARIN as an observer in November 2018, but after a new law was passed by the Icelandic Parliament on European Research Infrastructure Consortia in 2019, it was able to apply for full membership, which was approved in February 2020