Kazakh Language in computer linguistics Round Table

A round table was held on December 9 at the Art Lane gallery in Almaty organized by KazNU and LLP “Translators Group.” The discussion was moderated by Ospan Berdaly (into Kazakh and Russian languages). The purpose of the round table was to discuss current issues related to computer linguistics in Kazakhstan, taking into account the transition to Kazakh and Latin alphabets, NLP and linguistic technologies. The audience consisted of researchers, linguists, translators, students, business and government agencies, media.

The discussion revolved around the following issues:

– create corpora of Kazakh language

– use the neural network in machine translation and in translation from the Kazakh language

– Creation of glossaries with terminological dictionaries for the Kazakh language

– Training of personnel for work in the field of computer linguistics.


Here is the analytical agenda:

14.00-14.30 – Registration and collection of the participants of the round table.

14.30-14.50 – New technologies for natural language processing on the example of the Kazakh language (Ualsher Tukeyev, professor, Al-Farabi kazakh national University).

14.50-15.20 – Corpora of Kazakh language: problems and prospects (Zhandos Zhumanov, Senior Lecturer, Al-Farabi kazakh national University).

15.20-15.50 – Kazakh language development: a brief overview of development trends and prospects (Zhazira Meyrambekovna, junior research fellow at the Institute of Information and Computing Technologies).

15.50-16.20 – Copyright in Intellectual Property in the IT (Esenzhulova K., Private Lawyer)

16.20-16.40 – Рresentation of English-Kazakh terminological dictionary audaru.com (Serikbay I., Saduov I., LLP “Translators Group”)

16.40-17.00 – Reforming the Kazakh language in the context of the transition to the Latin alphabet (Anuar Akdaulet, public figure, author of projects in the Kazakh language area).

17.00-17.15 – Speaking of the Kazakh language – Experience of the Kazakh language club network “Transaction” (Ospan Berdaly, journalist, musician, author of books).

17.15-18.00 – Discussion of current issues, adopting an action plan, and netting.