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Dr. Elaine Ui Dhonnchadha

Assistant Professor/Head of Discipline (C.L.C.S.)
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Dr Elaine Uí Dhonnchadha is Assistant Professor in Computational Linguistics and M.Phil Coordinator for the Centre for Language and Communication Studies. Her research interests include corpus linguistics, morphology and syntax, and the development of language processing tools for Irish, e.g. morphological analysers and generators, rule-based part-of-speech taggers, chunkers and parsers, and machine translation language transfer rules. Such language-specific rule-based resources are essential components of many language technology applications including search engines, spelling and grammar checkers, speech synthesis and speech recognition, computer-aided language learning, machine translation systems, and many others. Prior to joining Trinity College, Elaine worked as a researcher in Institiúid Teangeolaíochta Éireann (The Linguistics Institute of Ireland), as a Lecturer in Dublin City University and as a Systems Analyst and Programmer in a number of software development companies.
  Computational linguistics   Corpus Linguistics   Education and minority language   Human computer interactions   Information technology in education   Irish Linguistics   LINGUISTICS   MORPHOLOGY   Natural Language Processing   Speech processing/technology
International Comparable Corpus (2019 - 2021)">  International Comparable Corpus - Irish
 D-REAL- SFI Centre for Research Training in Digitally-Enhanced Reality
 Rule-based Machine Translation for Irish-English
 Plean Digiteach don Ghaeilge [Digital Plan for Irish Language Technology]
 Trinity Corpus of Bardic Poetry (1200-1600)

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Language Skill Reading Skill Writing Skill Speaking
English Fluent Fluent Fluent
French Medium Medium Basic
Irish Fluent Fluent Fluent
Details Date From Date To
Management Committee [Coiste Bainistíochta] Fhoclóir na Nua-Ghaeilge Project in Royal Irish Academy 2012 present
NSAI representative on International Standards Organisation (ISO) Language Resource Management sub-committee of Standardisation of Terminology and Language and Content Resources (TC37/SC4) 2005 2011
National Centre for Language Technology (NCLT), Dublin City University 2000 2009
Fo-choiste Ríomhaireachta den Choiste Téarmaíochta, Foras na Gaeilge. [Computing Terminology Sub-committee ] 1998 2000
Uí Dhonnchadha, E; Scannell, K; Ó hUiginn, R; Ní Mhearraí, E; Nic Mhaoláin, M; Ó Raghallaigh, B; Toner, G; Mac Mathúna, S; D'Auria, D; Ní Ghallchobhair, E; O'Leary, N, Corpas na Gaeilge 1882-1926: Integrating Historical and Modern Irish Texts, LREC 2014 Workshop LRT4HDA: Language Resources and Technologies for Processing and Linking Historical Documents and Archives - Deploying Linked Open Data in Cultural Heritage, Reykjavik, Iceland, May, 2014, edited by Kristín Bjarnadóttir , 2014, pp12-18 , Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  URL
Quizzes on Tap: Exporting a Test Generation System from One Less-Resourced Language to Another in, editor(s)Vetulani, Zygmunt; Mariani, Joseph , Human Language Technology Challenges for Computer Science and Linguistics, Springer, 2014, pp502-514 , [Montse Maritxalar, Elaine Uí Donnchadha, Jennifer Foster, and Monica Ward], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED  URL
Judge, J., Ní Chasaide, A., Ní Dhubhda, R., Scannell, K., Uí Dhonnchadha, E., The Irish Language in the Digital Age: An Ghaeilge sa Ré Dhigiteach, Heidelberg, Springer, 2012, Book, PUBLISHED  URL
Teresa Lynn, Jennifer Foster, Mark Dras and Elaine Uí Dhonnchadha, Active Learning and the Irish Treebank, Proceedings of the Australasian Language Technology Association Workshop 2012, ALTA 2012: Australasian Language Technology Workshop, Dunedin, New Zealand, 4-6 December 2012, edited by Paul Cook and Scott Nowson , 10, 2012, pp23-32 , Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  URL
Uí Dhonnchadha, E., Frenda, A., Vaughan, B. , Issues in Designing a Corpus of Spoken Irish, LREC-2012: SALTMIL-AfLaT Workshop on "Language technology for normalisation of less-resourced languages, Istanbul, May 2012, edited by G. De Pauw, G-M de Schryver, M. Forcadea, K. Sarasola, F. Tyers, P. Waiganjo Wagach , 2012, pp1-6 , Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  URL
Lynn, Teresa; Cetinoglu, Ozlem; Foster, Jennifer; Uí Dhonnchadha, Elaine; Dras, Mark and van Genabith, Josef, Irish Treebanking and Parsing: A Preliminary Evaluation, Proceedings of the Eight International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'12), LREC 2012, Istanbul, May 2012, edited by Nicoletta Calzolari et al , 2012, pp1939 - 1946, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  URL
Frenda, A; Uí Dhonnchadha, E; Welby, P., Not missing the bád: a spoke language corpus for Irish, Tionól 2011, Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies, Dublin, November 18-19, 2011, 2011, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
Welby, P., Frenda, A., Uí Dhonnchadha, E., Talkin' 'bout a revolution: Irish spontaneous speech corpora and phonetic analysis, 14th International Congress of Celtic Studies, NUI Maynooth, Ireland, 1-5 August 2011, 2011, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
Uí Dhonnchadha,E and Van Genabith, J, Partial Dependency Parsing for Irish, LREC2010: Language Resources and Evaluation Conference, Malta, 17-23 May 2010, 2010, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Scaling an Irish FST morphology engine for use on unrestricted text in, editor(s)A. Yli-Jyrä, L. Karttunen, J. Karhumäki , Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI): Proceedings of the FSMNLP 2005 Finite-State Methods in Natural Language Processing, Berlin, Springer-Verlag, 2006, pp247 - 258, [Uí Dhonnchadha, E., van Genabith, J.], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
  

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Uí Dhonnchadha, E. & Frenda, A., Comhrá: Corpas na Gaeilge Labhartha, Trinity College, 2013, Dataset, PUBLISHED
Uí Dhonnchadha, E, Digital Support for Irish: Corpus Development, Language Resources for the Celtic Languages, University of Wales, Bangor, Dec 2005, 2005, LexiCelt, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Uí Dhonnchadha, E. & Judge, J., Developments in Machine Translation, Indigenous, Minority and Lesser Used (IML) Languages: Promoting our Languages through Technology, Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle, 9-10 November, 2015, British-Irish Council, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Uí Dhonnchadha, E., Foclóir Stairiúil na Nua-Ghaeilge II: digitiú, caighdeánú, leamú an chorpais, Teangeolaíocht na Gaeilge XVI [Linguistics of the Gaelic Languages XVI], NUI Maynooth, 9-10 May 2014, 2014, Oral Presentation, PRESENTED
Uí Dhonnchadha, Elaine , A Review of the Passive and Autonomous in Modern Irish, The Linguistics of the Gaelic Languages XVII, NUI Maynooth, 10-11 April 2015, 2015, Oral Presentation, PRESENTED
Uí Dhonnchadha, Elaine, An Introduction to Celtic Language Technology, CLTW14 (Celtic Languages Technology Workshop), Dublin City University, Dublin, 23 August, 2014, COLING: 25th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Local Committee DCU, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Fransent, T. & Uí Dhonnchadha, E., Digital Support for Historical Periods of Irish, 15th International Congress of Celtic Studies, Glasgow, Scotland, 13-17 July, edited by Sims-Williams, P. & Ahlqvist, A. , 2015, Conference Paper, PRESENTED