Dr Ignatius Ezeani

Senior Teaching Associate

PhD Supervision Interests

LowResNLP: Tools and methods for effective processing of low-resource languages especially African languages.

Selected Publications

Igbo-English Machine Translation: An Evaluation Benchmark
Ezeani, I., Rayson, P., Onyenwe, I.E., Chinedu, U., Hepple, M. 1/04/2020
Conference paper

Infrastructure for Semantic Annotation in the Genomics Domain
El-Haj, M., Rutherford, N., Coole, M., Ezeani, I., Prentice, S., Ide, N., Knight, J., Piao, S., Mariani, J., Rayson, P., Suderman, K. 11/05/2020
Conference contribution/Paper

Leveraging Pre-Trained Embeddings for Welsh Taggers
Ezeani, I., Piao, S., Neale, S., Rayson, P., Knight, D. 2/08/2019
Conference contribution/Paper

Toward an effective Igbo part-of-speech tagger
Onyenwe, I.E., Hepple, M., Chinedu, U., Ezeani, I. 31/08/2019 In: ACM Transactions on Asian and Low-Resource Language Information Processing (TALLIP). 18, 4, 26 p.
Journal article

Automatic Restoration of Diacritics for Igbo Language
Ezeani, I., Hepple, M., Onyenwe, I., Sojka, P., Horák, A., Kopeček, I., Pala, K. 1/01/2016
Conference contribution/Paper

The Igbo-English Machine Translation Project
03/02/2020 → 29/01/2021
Research

BlackinAI Meet-Up at ICLR2020
Participation in conference

International Conference on Representation Learning 2020
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

3rd Black-in-AI Workshop @ NeurIPS2019
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Using CorCenCC: Corpws Cenedlaethol Cymraeg Cyfoes – National Corpus of Contemporary Welsh
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Data Science Africa Summer School, Abuja, Nigeria
Invited talk

  • SCC (Data Science)