Bonding Period week 1: 4/25-5/1
- Got the development environment ready. apertium, lttoolbox and other tools and tests all working properly.
- Filled the Pending Tests page with some translations (based on the ones in the mt-en page).
- Started working on a script to generate a Maltese monodix from external sources. Nothing to show yet.
- Notified 2 TAU professors (both specializing in CL) about my project, both agreed to offer help if necessary.
- Wrote to a contact related to the MaltiLex project, looking for better contact (perhaps through my university's faculty).
 Bonding Period week 2: 5/2 - 5/8
- Picked up and started reading the Teach Yourself Maltese grammar book.
- Wrote the framework for a script that generates fullform Maltese verb lists. 
- We worked on splitting verbs into categorizes and optional subclasses, writing rules (based on stem affixes, roots and vowels) in a python script for each class.
- Found out about the way [Wiktionary] stores conjugation data about the verbs it has; very useful for creating new rule groups. . Finished converting these tables this week except for   (that are identical to strong.py apart for a transformation in imperfect forms).
- spectre contacted Prof. Adam Ussishkin and he provided us with Maltese verb lists that we need to look over. 
- Contacted John J. Camilleri regarding his Maltese morphology slideshow, asking for data on verb conjugation.
- Will add the verbs already added to the Hebrew and bidi dix files.
 Bonding Period week 3: 5/9 - 5/15
- Continued studying Maltese from the grammar book.
- Added verbs from John Camilleri's slideshow to the Maltese analyser program.
 Bonding Period week 4: 5/16 - 5/22
- Added closed categories to the Maltese analyser (pronouns, prepositions, conjunctions, determiners, numerals)
- Added closed categories to the Hebrew dictionary
- Added closed categories to the bidix
 Week 1: 5/23 - 5/29
- Fixed bugs in some of the environment tools I was using
- Added missing Hebrew determiners and pronouns
- Added missing closed categories to the bidix
 Week 2: 5/30 - 6/5
- Generate Hebrew verb speling file from hspell output
- Format Hebrew verbs speling file as Apertium dix file
- Research handling of attached/clitic pronouns on both Maltese & Hebrew
 Week 3: 6/6 -6/12
- Fixed Hebrew noun paradigms (automatically generated from hspell)
- Add existing verbs to bidix
- Add missing determiners to Maltese file (as per Fran's email)
 Week 4: 6/13 - 6/19
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 Week 5: 6/20 - 6/26
- Fully analyse all words in sample paragraph 1
- Added all paragraph words to bidix, then update Hebrew dix accordingly
- Added a list of Maltese proper nouns, adverbs and updated dix, bidix
- Fixed bugs in hspell output for plural nouns, verbs
 Week 6: 6/27 - 7/3
- Worked on mt.dix to achieve better coverage of Maltese corpus
- Added lists of adjectives generated from 'suspected' lists (according to suffixes, etc)
- Used Wiktionary extracting script to load nouns, adjectives from Maltese items in English Wiktionary
- Used wider Maltese corpus received from Kevin Scnanell
- Added more Maltese nouns, adjectives and verbs from top of frequency list
- Contacted Michael Spagnol re Maltese Broken Plurals to receive list of nouns with broken plural form.
- Fixed several noun paradigms
- Searched for documentation on the kien/ikun verb, differences and forms. Contacted Adam Ussishkin & john Camilleri for help with this.
 Week 7: 7/4 - 7/10
- Added more nouns, adjectives, adverbs from frequency list
- Updated verbs.py interface, added option to set dictionary restriction
- Added -x negative suffix for all verbs (in verbs.py)
- Fixed all forms of kien/ikun (with help from Kevin & John)
- Added verbs, verb classes from frequency list + corpus
- Added all verified 630 broken plural nouns & adjectives from Tamra Schembri's thesis with sg, pl and gender=GD
- Fixed existing words with gender we have in mt-en dictionary
- Categorized top 1900 words from hitparade frequency list
- Finally acquired the Maltese Descriptive Grammar book!
 Week 8: 7/11 - 7/17
- Added more verb paradigms and stems from grammar book
- Wrote gen_stems.py for updating the stems file with ones handled by the new verbs script (temporary solution)
- Added many Maltese nouns, adjectives from mt-en dictionary
- Added '@' terms to bidix by frequency: closed-cats, nouns, adjectives, toponyms and some verbs
 Week 9: 7/18 - 7/24
- Added most determiners to bidix
- Added all nouns that has only masc. form to bidix
- Fixed gender transfer for verbs (copied to pronouns)
- Added most (~550) adjectives to bidix
- Fixed some bad / wrong entries in mt.dix
 Week 10: 7/25 - 7/31
- Fixed bugs in our modification to hspell that outputs the Hebrew verb dix
- Added most (~150) adverbs to bidix
- Added most (~480) proper nouns to bidix
- Added some determiners
- Fixed some bad entries in the bidix