News tagged with dictionary

Our ambiguous world of words

( —Ambiguity in language poses the greatest challenge when it comes to training a computer to understand the written word. Now, new research aims to help computers find meaning.

dateMay 31, 2013 in Computer Sciences
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China's online dating market 'booming'

Revenues from China's online dating market are forecast to top two billion yuan ($315 million) in 2014 as work-stressed Chinese struggle to find partners, a new report said Tuesday.

dateJul 31, 2012 in Internet
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Unique dictionary nears completion

A huge number of students ranging from linguists to those studying coins and family ancestry are benefiting from a 100 year project to compile the world’s most comprehensive dictionary of Medieval Latin.

dateMay 12, 2011 in Other
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Maltese-English Dictionary to be Digitized

( -- University of Arizona linguist Adam Ussishkin has headed up an effort to update and digitize the Maltese-English dictionary of record. The new searchable database will enable scholars and speakers to more ...

dateSep 28, 2010 in Other
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