Sustainable Literacy and Orality

Mobile/Web technologies to support text input by learners, accelerating the transcription of speech recordings, and oral language learning, with a focus on Australian Aboriginal languages

Lane, W and S Bird (2020). Morph completion for morphologically rich languages, Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Computational Linguistics.

Le Ferrand, É, S Bird and L Besacier (2020). Enabling interactive transcription in an Indigenous community, Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Computational Linguistics.

Bird, S (2020). Sparse Transcription. Computational Linguistics 46(4).

Bird, S (in prep). Entering the life-world of a remote community through mobile-assisted oral language learning. Manuscript.

Lane, W and S Bird (2020). Bootstrapping techniques for polysynthetic morphological analysis, Proceedings of the 58th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics.

Lane, W and S Bird (2019). Towards A Robust Morphological Analyzer for KunwinjkuProceedings of the 17th Annual Workshop of the Australasian Language Technology Association.

Sustainable Orality and Identity

Mobile/Web technologies to support curation of cultural materials; identify the mechanisms that enable successful Aboriginal language programs

Wiltshire, B, S Bird and R Hardwick (in prep). Evaluating language programs: A realist review of language revitalisation literature. Manuscript.

Bettinson, M and S Bird (to appear). Mobile apps as a field method. Language Documentation and Conservation.

Bird, S (2020). Decolonising speech and language technology, Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Computational Linguistics.

Wiltshire, B and S Bird (2019). Designing a Language Program to Serve Multiple Language Ideologies, 50th Annual Conference of the Australian Linguistic Society.

Bettinson, M and S Bird (2018). Image-Gesture-Voice: A web component for eliciting speech, Workshop on Collaboration and Computing for Under-Resourced Languages, 11th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation.

Bird, S (2018). Designing mobile applications for endangered languagesOxford Handbook of Endangered Languages.

Sustainable Identity and history

Authentic and sustainable practices in sharing Indigenous knowledge through tourism and storytelling, and through digital archives

Curtin, N and S Bird (under review). “We are Reconciliators”: When Indigenous Tourism Begins With Agency. Manuscript.

Bow, C and P Hepworth (2019). Observing and respecting diverse knowledge traditions in a digital archive of Indigenous language materials, Journal of Copyright in Education and Librarianship 3, 1-36.

Bow, C (2019). Diverse socio-technical aspects of a digital archive of Aboriginal languages, Archives and Manuscripts 47, 94-112.

Simons, G and S Bird (2019). Expressing language resource metadata as linked data: The case of the Open Language Archives Community, in Pareja-Lora et al, Development of Linguistic Linked Open Data Resources for Collaborative Data-Intensive Research in the Language Sciences. 117-131 MIT Press.