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Dr. Elaine Ui Dhonnchadha

Assistant Professor (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 morphology and syntax, corpus development and linguistic annotation, computer-assisted language learning (iCALL) and the development of natural language processing tools for Irish, which include morphological analysis and generation, rule-based part-of-speech tagging, chunking and parsing. These language-specific resources are essential components of many language technology applications such as search engines, spelling and grammar checkers, speech synthesis and speech recognition, computer-aided language learning, machine translation systems, and 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
 Corpas Náisiúnta don Ghaeilge 2022-24
 Irish Wiki NLG (Natural Language Generation)
International Comparable Corpus (2019 - present)">  International Comparable Corpus - Irish
 D-REAL- SFI Centre for Research Training in Digitally-Enhanced Reality
 Rule-based Machine Translation for Irish-English

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Member of the National Educational Psychological Service (NEPS) and the Educational Research Centre (ERC)'s Advisory Committee for the development of Post-Primary Assessment & Diagnosis Tools for diagnosing literacy skills of Irish speaking students in Irish medium and Gaeltacht Post Primary Schools July 2021
Member of the Royal Irish Academy (RIA) Technical Committee for the Historical Irish Dictionary Project [Coiste Teicniúla Fhoclóir na Nua-Ghaeilge] overseeing the linguistic annotation of the Historical Irish Corpus 1600-1926. 2012
Member of the Royal Irish Academy (RIA) Project Steering Committee for the Historical Irish Dictionary [Coiste Bainistíochta Fhoclóir na Nua-Ghaeilge] 2012
NSAI representative for Irish language on International Standards Organisation (ISO) Standardisation of Terminology and Language and Content Resources (TC37) - Language Resource Management sub-committee (SC4) 2005
Member of sub-committee for Computing Terminology of the Irish Terminology Committee [Fo-choiste Ríomhaireachta den Choiste Téarmaíochta] of Foras na Gaeilge. 1998
Language Skill Reading Skill Writing Skill Speaking
English Fluent Fluent Fluent
French Medium Medium Basic
Irish Fluent Fluent Fluent
Czerniak, T. and Uí Dhonnchadha, E., Towards Semantic Tagging for Irish, LREC-Coling 2024, Turin, Italy, 20-25 May, 2024, Conference Paper, ACCEPTED  URL
Mille, S., Uí Dhonnchadha, E., Dasiopoulou, S., Cassidy, L., Davis, B., Belz, A., Generating Irish Text with a Flexible Plug-and-Play Architecture, PAN-DL@EMNLP: Pattern-based Approaches to NLP in the Age of Deep Learning Workshop, Singapore, 6-10 December, 2023, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  URL
Mille, S., Uí Dhonnchadha, E., Dasiopoulou, S., Cassidy, L., Davis, B., Belz, A., DCU/TCD-FORGe at WebNLG-23: Irish rules!, MM-NLG 2023: Workshop on Multimodal, Multilingual Natural Language Generation, Prague, September 12, 2023, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  URL
Ward, M, Uí Dhonnchadha, E., McGarry, J. and Xu, L, Co-creating CALL content - does it work? Goldilocks compromise or Cruella chaos?, EUROCALL 2023, Reykjavik, Iceland, 15-18 August, 2023, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  URL
Xu, L., Uí Dhonnchadha, E and Ward, M., Harnessing the Power of Images in CALL: AI Image Generation for Context-Specific Visual Aids in Less Commonly Taught Languages, EUROCALL2023, Reykjavík, Iceland, 15-18 August, 2023, Notes: [EUROCALL 2023 Best Student Paper Award], Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  URL
Marc Kupietz, Adrien Barbaresi, Anna Cermakova, Ma"gorzata Czachor, Nils Diewald, Jarle Ebeling, Signe Oksefjell Ebeling, Rafa" L. Górski, John Kirk, Michal K"en, Harald Lüngen, Mícheál Ó Meachair, Ines Pisetta, Elaine Uí Dhonnchadha, Friedemann Vogel, Rebecca Wilm and Jiajin Xu, News from the International Comparable Corpus: First launch of ICC written, 10th International Contrastive Linguistics Conference (ICLC-10), Mannheim, Germany, 18-12 July, 2023, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  URL
Bayona, M., Hines, A., Gilmartin, E. and Uí Dhonnchadha, E., An Evaluation of the Use of Text-Based Comprehensibility Measures on Online Spoken Language Learning Materials, 34th Irish Signals and Systems Conference, Dublin, Ireland, 13-14 June, 2023, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
Xu, L., Ward, M. and Uí Dhonnchadha, Exploring the Synergies between Technology and Socio-Cultural Approaches in CALL for Less Commonly Taught languages, LTC'23, 10th Language & Technology Conference, Poznan, Poland, 21-23 April, 2023, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  URL
Ward, M., Uí Dhonnchadha, E. & Xu, L., Breathing New Life into Old Stories: re-purposing handwritten archived Irish stories for CALL through NLP and game-based language learning , 8th International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation (ICLDC), online, 2-5 March, 2023, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
Bennett, C. and Uí Dhonnchadha, E., Becoming Corpus Literate: An in-service EFL teacher education framework for integrating corpora into EFL teaching, Applied Corpus Linguistics, 2023, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
  

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Ní Chasaide, A., Lynn, T., Uí Dhonnchadha, E., Ní Chiaráin, N and Judge, J., Digital Plan for the Irish Language: Speech and Language Technologies 2023-2027, Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, 2022, Report, PUBLISHED
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, 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
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, E, Digital Support for Irish: Corpus Development, Language Resources for the Celtic Languages, University of Wales, Bangor, Dec 2005, 2005, LexiCelt, Invited Talk, PRESENTED