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5.3.14. Indonesia

FLaReNet Summary

Work is being conducted in Indonesia on the processing of the Indonesian language, and several data tools have been developed.

Contact Point Input

National/Regional contact: Hammam Riza, Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT).

Programs

Information on HLT in Indonesia may be found in the “Survey of Language Computing in Asia 2005”, Sarmad Hussain, Nadir Durrani, Sana Gul, Center for Research in Urdu Language Processing, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences.

Work in Language Processing of Indonesian is being conducted. There are many Indonesian and Indonesian-English dictionaries available online (e.g. see [13]). Spelling checkers and morphological parsers for Indonesian are also available. There is very limited work on corpus [14, 15]. Indonesian text-to-speech system based on MBROLA was released in 2003 [16] and work has started on speech recognition [17] and machine translation with other languages[1].