Search Results for author: Vukosi Marivate

Found 17 papers, 9 papers with code

Practical Approach on Implementation of WordNets for South African Languages

1 code implementation EACL (GWC) 2021 Tshephisho Joseph Sefara, Tumisho Billson Mokgonyane, Vukosi Marivate

This paper proposes the implementation of WordNets for five South African languages, namely, Sepedi, Setswana, Tshivenda, isiZulu and isiXhosa to be added to open multilingual WordNets (OMW) on natural language toolkit (NLTK).

Training Cross-Lingual embeddings for Setswana and Sepedi

1 code implementation11 Nov 2021 Mack Makgatho, Vukosi Marivate, Tshephisho Sefara, Valencia Wagner

This paper trains Setswana and Sepedi monolingual word vectors and uses VecMap to create cross-lingual embeddings for Setswana-Sepedi in order to do a cross-lingual transfer.

Cross-Lingual Transfer Semantic Similarity +2

An empirical investigation into audio pipeline approaches for classifying bird species

no code implementations10 Aug 2021 David Behr, Ciira wa Maina, Vukosi Marivate

This paper is an investigation into aspects of an audio classification pipeline that will be appropriate for the monitoring of bird species on edges devices.

Audio Classification Classification +2

Towards Financial Sentiment Analysis in a South African Landscape

no code implementations18 Jun 2021 Michelle Terblanche, Vukosi Marivate

Sentiment analysis as a sub-field of natural language processing has received increased attention in the past decade enabling organisations to more effectively manage their reputation through online media monitoring.

Sentiment Analysis

1st AfricaNLP Workshop Proceedings, 2020

no code implementations20 Nov 2020 Kathleen Siminyu, Laura Martinus, Vukosi Marivate

Proceedings of the 1st AfricaNLP Workshop held on 26th April alongside ICLR 2020, Virtual Conference, Formerly Addis Ababa Ethiopia.

AI4D -- African Language Dataset Challenge

no code implementations23 Jul 2020 Kathleen Siminyu, Sackey Freshia, Jade Abbott, Vukosi Marivate

This work details the organisation of the AI4D - African Language Dataset Challenge, an effort to incentivize the creation, organization and discovery of African language datasets through a competitive challenge.

Mapping the South African health landscape in response to COVID-19

1 code implementation26 Jun 2020 Nompumelelo Mtsweni, Herkulaas MvE Combrink, Vukosi Marivate

When the COVID-19 disease pandemic infiltrated the world, there was an immediate need for accurate information.

Computers and Society

Investigating similarities and differences between South African and Sierra Leonean school outcomes using Machine Learning

no code implementations22 Apr 2020 Henry Wandera, Vukosi Marivate, David Sengeh

Available or adequate information to inform decision making for resource allocation in support of school improvement is a critical issue globally.

Decision Making

A Framework For Sharing Publicly Available Data To Inform The COVID-19 Outbreak in Africa: A South African Case Study

1 code implementation2 Apr 2020 Vukosi Marivate, Herkulaas MvE Combrink

These announcements narrate the confirmed COVID-19 cases and include the age, gender, and travel history of people who have tested positive for the disease.

Computers and Society Applications

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