User:Piotr Bański

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Affiliated at the Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw.

Working on FreeDict (translating dictionaries) and OCTC (multilingual, partly parallel text corpus). Both encoded in the TEI, which is my third major current research topic.

I may be a bit of an evangelist, in the good, non-biblical sense: my recent obsessions and topics for evangelism include (a) creating open-content platforms for collaboration on developing, extending and usefully mixing language resources, with a special focus on minority languages, and (b) opening these platforms for use in academic curricula, as a formal basis for student achievements -- in other words, I want both FreeDict and OCTC to benefit from student work and, at the same time, to be able to give back something more than just satisfaction. Which is probably why I am creating this page -- thanks, Jimmy.

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