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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 → …
Bird, S., 2020, Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Computational Linguistics. International Committee on Computational Linguistics, p. 3504–3519 16 p.
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Bird, S. & Michaud, A., 1 Jan 2019, LREC 2018 - 11th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation. Isahara, H., Maegaard, B., Piperidis, S., Cieri, C., Declerck, T., Hasida, K., Mazo, H., Choukri, K., Goggi, S., Mariani, J., Moreno, A., Calzolari, N., Odijk, J. & Tokunaga, T. (eds.). European Language Resources Association (ELRA), p. 3356-3365 10 p.
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Expressing language resource metadata as Linked Data: The case of the Open Language Archives CommunityLangendoen, D. T., Ide, N., Moran, S., Warburton, K., Wright, S. E., Trippel, T., Zinn, C., Simons, G., Bird, S. & Ratner, N. B., 2019, Development of Linguistic Linked Open Data Resources for Collaborative Data-Intensive Research in the Language Sciences. Pareja-Lora, A., Blume, M., Lust, B. C. & Chiarcos, C. (eds.). The MIT Press, p. 117-130 14 p.
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter
Lane, W. & Bird, S., 2019, Proceedings of the 17th Annual Workshop of the Australasian Language Technology Association. p. 1-9 9 p.
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Conference Paper published in ProceedingsOpen Access