Towards Automating Healthcare Question Answering in a Noisy Multilingual Low-Resource Setting

ACL 2019 Jeanne E. DanielWillie BrinkRyan EloffCharles Copley

We discuss ongoing work into automating a multilingual digital helpdesk service available via text messaging to pregnant and breastfeeding mothers in South Africa. Our anonymized dataset consists of short informal questions, often in low-resource languages, with unreliable language labels, spelling errors and code-mixing, as well as template answers with some inconsistencies... (read more)

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