[Corpora-List] Corpora for language identification training?

Lluis Padro padro at lsi.upc.edu
Thu Apr 19 12:05:00 CEST 2007

En/na Dean Jones ha escrit:

> I'd like to train a classifier to perform language identification,

> and, before I go ahead and create a corpus for this purpose, I'd like

> to ask whether anyone on this list knows of anything suitable. The

> main reason I'm asking is that I'm particularly interested in finding

> something which has been used in the comparative evaluation of

> language identification systems. Languages that we'd initially like to

> cover are English, French, Italian, German and Spanish. Thanks for any

> help,

You can try our MM-based identifier. It's GPL, easy to train for
new languages, and it already includes models
for most of the languages you mention

Visit http://www.lsi.upc.edu/~nlp under "resources" menu

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