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Creating Expert Knowledge by Relying on Language Learners: a Generic Approach for Mass-Producing Language Resources by Combining Implicit Crowdsourcing and Language Learning

Lionel Nicolas; Verena Lyding; Claudia Borg; Corina Forascu; Karën Fort; Katerina Zdravkova; Iztok Kosem; Jaka Cibej; Špela Holdt; Alice Millour; ...
  • Published: 11 May 2020
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
  • Country: France
International audience; We introduce in this paper a generic approach to combine implicit crowdsourcing and language learning in order to mass-produce language resources (LRs) for any language for which a crowd of language learners can be involved. We present the approach by explaining its core paradigm that consists in pairing specific types of LRs with specific exercises, by detailing both its strengths and challenges, and by discussing how much these challenges have been addressed at present. Accordingly, we also report on ongoing proof-of-concept efforts aiming at developing the first prototypical implementation of the approach in order to correct and extend...
free text keywords: Crowdsourcing, Computer-Assisted Language Learning, Collaborative Resource Construction, COST Action, [INFO.INFO-TT]Computer Science [cs]/Document and Text Processing, [SHS.LANGUE]Humanities and Social Sciences/Linguistics
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