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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
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]

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French Medium Medium Basic
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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 present
Member of the Royal Irish Academy (RIA) Technical Committee of the Historical Irish Dictionary Project [Coiste Bainistíochta Fhoclóir na Nua-Ghaeilge] overseeing the linguistic annotation of the Historical Irish Corpus 1600-1926. 2012 2020
Member of the Royal Irish Academy (RIA) Historical Irish Dictionary Project Steering Committe [Coiste Bainistíochta Fhoclóir na Nua-Ghaeilge] 2012 2020
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
Anna Čermáková, Jarmo Jantunen, Tommi Jauhiainen, John Kirk, Michal Křen, Marc Kupietz & Elaine Uí Dhonnchadha, International Comparable Corpus: Challenges in building multilingual spoken and written comparable corpora, Research in Corpus Linguistics, 9, (1), 2021, p89-103 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Liang Xu, Elaine Uí Dhonnchadha, Monica Ward, Faoi Gheasa: an adaptive game for Irish language learning, ACL 2022 ComputEL Workshop, Dublin, Ireland, 26-27 May, 2022, Conference Paper, ACCEPTED
Liang Xu, Elaine Uí Dhonnchadha, and Monica Ward, User Experience Study of "Cipher: Faoi Gheasa", A Digital Educational Game for Language Learning and Student Engagement, GameSys'22, Athlone, Ireland, 14-17 June, 2022, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Uí Dhonnchadha, Elaine; Xu, Liang; Ward, Monica; , Cipher - Faoi Gheasa: a game with a purpose, CLTW: Fourth Celtic Language Technology WorkshopDigital Educational Game for Language Learning and Student Engagement, Marseilles, France, 20 June, 2022, Conference Paper, ACCEPTED
Xu, Liang; Ward, Monica; Uí Dhonnchadha, Elaine, Moving Irish language learning to the 21st Century, 2021 IRAAL Annual Conference: Applying Linguistics in the 21st Century, Dublin, 25-26 November 2021, 2021, Published Abstract, PRESENTED  URL
Xu, Liang, Ward, Monica, Uí Dhonnchadha, Elaine, Cipher 2 An Printíseach Rúnda (The Secret Apprentice): A Language Game For Irish CALL, Irish Conference on Game-based Learning, Online, 24 June 2021, edited by Felicia, Patrick , 2021, Published Abstract, PUBLISHED  URL
Yingxue Fu and Elaine Uí Dhonnchadha, A Pattern-Mining Driven Study on Differences of Newspapers in expressing Temporal Information , Computer Science & Information Technology (CS & IT) , 9th International Conference on Natural Language Processing (NLP 2020), Zurich, Switzerland, 21-22 November 2020, edited by David C. Wyld, and Natarajan Meghanathan , 10, (14), AIRCC, 2020, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  URL
Corpas Filíochta Choláiste na Tríonóide in, editor(s)Eoghan Ó Raghallaigh , Téamaí agus Tionscadal Taighde, Maigh Nuad, An Sagart, 2020, pp85 - 99, [Eoin Mac Cárthaigh and Elaine Uí Dhonnchadha], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Elaine Uí Dhonnchadha and Eoin Mac Cárthaigh, Corpus of Syllabic Poetry: A Bardic Miscellany, Trinity College Dublin/Elexis-SketchEngine, 2019, Dataset, PUBLISHED  URL
Uí Dhonnchadha, Elaine, 'Part-of-speech tagger for RIA Historical Irish Corpus 1600 - 1926', 2018, -, Digital research resource production, PUBLISHED  URL
  

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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
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
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