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  • Persephone: a tool for the automatic phonemic transcription of endangered languages
  • Prof Christopher Cox (Carleton University), Dr Hilaria Cruz (University of Kentucky) and Dr Alexis Michaud (CNRS)
  • This workshop introduces Persephone (/pərˈsɛfəni/), an automatic phoneme transcription tool. The event includes three presentations that showcase the use of Persephone for Sino-Tibetan and Athabaskan languages, and there will also be a hands-on training the following day for linguistics who want to try Persephone on their own data.