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CJK revamps website


The CJK Dictionary Institute, Inc., has completely revamped its website, including a special focus on MT and speech technology for CJK and Arabic.


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Lexical resources for Persian


The CJK Dictionary Institute, Inc., has completed the development of two lexical resources for Persian: Database of Persian Names and Persian Phonetic Corpus.

CJK and Arabic word databases


The CJK Dictionary Institute, Inc., has completed development on a series of large-scale word databases for CJK (Chinese, Japanese, Korean) and Arabic. These resources are useful for applications such as information retrieval and named entity recognition and morphological analysis for enhancing machine translation.

Variants added to Chinese Personal Names Database


Specializing in the compilation of CJK and Arabic lexical resources, The CJK Dictionary Institute, Inc., has romanized variants to its Chinese Personal Names Database. The variants include multilingual equivalents such as traditional Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hakka and Hokkien.

Gender codes added to Chinese Personal Names Database


Specializing in the compilation of CJK and Arabic lexical resources, The CJK Dictionary Institute, Inc., has added gender codes to its Chinese Personal Names Database which contains over one million names. The new field is in addition to other attributes such as pinyin readings and type (given name/surname).

Database of Foreign Names in Arabic


Specializing in the compilation of CJK and Arabic lexical resources, The CJK Dictionary Institute, Inc., has launched the Database of Foreign Names in Arabic (DAFNA), covering 250,000 names, their Arabic equivalents and Arabic script variants for each name, with each variant ranked by frequency of occurrence.

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