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Steven Bird is professor in the College of Indigenous Futures, Arts and Society. He works with speech communities in homelands and diasporas to develop social mobile technologies to support language learning and language revitalisation and maintenance. Steven studied computer science at the University of Melbourne before completing a PhD in computational linguistics at the University of Edinburgh. He has conducted fieldwork in West Africa, South America, Central Asia, Melanesia, and Australia. He has held academic positions at the Universities of Edinburgh, Pennsylvania, Melbourne, and UC Berkeley. He serves as Linguist at the Nawarddeken Academy in West Arnhem. Outside of work Steven runs the Aikuma Project and its primary activity of storytelling in the original languages.
PhD, University of Edinburgh
Award Date: 31 Jan 1991
Linguist, Nawarddeken Academy1 May 2017 → …
Research Scientist, International Computer Science Institute, University of California Berkeley1 Jul 2015 → …
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Lane, W. A., Bettinson, M. & Bird, S., Jun 2021, Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Data Science with Human-in-the-Loop: Language Advances. Dragut, E., Li, Y., Popa, L. & Vucetic, S. (eds.). 1 ed. USA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 105-111 7 p.
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Bettinson, M. & Bird, S., 2021, (Accepted/In press) Proceedings of the 33rd Australian Conference on Human-Computer Interaction. New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
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Curtin, N., Bird, S. & Woodroffe, T., 27 May 2021
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Bird, S. & Simons, G. F., 2021, Proceedings of the International Workshop on Digital Language Archives: LangArc 2021. Robinson, S. (ed.). 1 ed. Texas: University of North Texas Libraries, p. 25-28 3 p.
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