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5.3.8. China / Hong Kong

FLaReNet Summary

Most of the activities related to HLT and LR are conducted within University laboratories. Very large amounts of LR in Mandarin have been produced in Hong-Kong.

Contact Point Input

National/Regional contact: Huang Chu-Ren, Hong-Kong Polytechnic University.
National/Regional contact: Pascale Fung, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Programs

Most of the activities related to HLT and LR are conducted in the following laboratories:

  Chinese University of Hong Kong
    - The Human-Computer Communications Laboratory (HCCL), Department of SEEM, Chinese University of Hong Kong
       http://www.se.cuhk.edu.hk/facilities/lab_hcc.html
    - The Hong Kong Cantonese Child Language Corpus
       http://humanum.arts.cuhk.edu.hk/~cancorp/
    - Research Centre for Humanities Computing, Chinese University of Hong Kong
       http://humanum.arts.cuhk.edu.hk

  City University of Hong Kong
    - The Dialogue Systems Group (DSG), Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics, City University of Hong Kong
       http://dsg.ctl.cityu.edu.hk

  The Hong Kong Institute of Education
    - Research Centre on Linguistics and Language Information Sciences, The Hong Kong Institute of Education (formerly at City University of Hong Kong)
       http://www.rclis.ied.edu.hk
    - The LIVAC (Linguistic Variations in Chinese Speech Communities) synchronous corpus
       http://www.livac.org

  The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    - The PolyU Language Bank
       http://langbank.engl.polyu.edu.hk/indexl.html
    - Linguistics and Language Technology Group, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
       http://158.132.124.177/ (under construction)
    - Chinese Computing Lab, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
       http://www4.comp.polyu.edu.hk/~cclab/
    - RCPCE Profession-Specific Corpora, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
       http://rcpce.engl.polyu.edu.hk
    - Call Centre Communication Research, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
       http://www2.engl.polyu.edu.hk/call_centre/
    - In addition, a link under PolyU which has a number of resources related to Chinese Coding, glyph, and phonetic information
       http://www.iso10646hk.net

  Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
    - HKUST Human Language Technology Center
       http://www.cse.ust.hk/~hltc/
    - Collection and transcription of very large speech corpora for the Darpa EARS and GALE projects
    - Mining and processing of very large comparable and parallel corpora for the Darpa GALE project