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5.3.16. Israel

FLaReNet Summary

There is a large amount of activities on HLT in Israel, and many technologies and resources have been produced for the Hebrew language.

Contact Point Input

National/Regional contact: Shuly Wintner, Haifa University.
National/Regional contact: Ami Moyal, Afeka Academic College of Engineering.

Programs

There is a large amount of activities on HLT in Israel. The chair of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Ido Dagan, was from Israel.

Web addresses of existing national/regional programs:

1. Afeka Center for Language Processing (ACLP)
    http://www.afeka.ac.il/ACLP_eng.aspx

2. National Middle East Language Resource (NMELRC)
    http://www.nmelrc.org/Hebrew
    http://hebrewcorpus.nmelrc.org

3. MILA – knowledge Center for Processing Hebrew
    http://mila.cs.technion.ac.il/english/index.html

4. Hebrew Treebank Project Version 2.0
    http://www.mila.cs.technion.ac.il/english/resources/corpora/treebank/ver...

5. The Corpus of Spoken Israeli Hebrew (CoSIH)
    http://www.tau.ac.il/humanities/semitic/cosih.html

6. Computational Linguistics Group
    http://cl.haifa.ac.il/index.shtml

7. The FUF (Functional Unification Formalism Interpreter) and SURGE (A Syntactic Realization Grammar for Text Generation) packages
    http://www.cs.bgu.ac.il/surge/index.html

8. Language acquisition project
    http://www.tau.ac.il/~obatel/childlang.html

9. SemTalk - Working with CHILDES on Semitic Languages
    http://semtalk.talkbank.org

10. The historic dictionary of Hebrew (sorry, Hebrew only)
      http://hebrew-academy.huji.ac.il/mehkar/Pages/hamillon.aspx

See in Annex 7, the existing Written and Spoken Corpora (NMELRC list - Web: http://hebrewcorpus.nmelrc.org), LRT activity registries related to Language Resources and Technologies and Conferences.