Overview of Language Identification

Total time needed: ~28 minutes
Learning Objectives
Provide an introduction to language identification.
Potential Use Cases
People who want to implement their first language identification model.
Target Audience
BEGINNERNewcomers to natural language processing and text classification.
Go through the following annotated items in order:
ARTICLE 1. Language Detection
  • What is language detection?
3 minutes
ARTICLE 2. Benchmarking Language Detection for NLP
  • What are some existing tools for language detection in Python?
10 minutes
PAPER 3. Automatic Detection and Language Identification of Multilingual Documents
  • What are current methods for language detection in multilingual documents?
25 minutes

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