AI4D-African Language Dataset Challenge
$5,000 USD
Calling on the Zindi community to help uncover and create African Language Datasets for improved representation in the field of NLP
1 November 2019–31 March 2020 23:59
130 data scientists enrolled
Do local varieties of english qualify as underrepresented?
published 19 Nov 2019, 07:35
edited 1 minute later

Does, Nigeria (or Ghanian) English for example qualify as a language that is underrepresented on the internet? Would a crawled corpus in this languages be accepted or not?

edited 5 minutes later

Sorry. No, this is for indigenous languages only. So no English dialects. Thanks!

edited 7 minutes later

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