computational system facilitating many kinds of applications
based on written Swahili text. The acronym SALAMA is also a real word
in Swahili and Finnish. In Swahili it means peace and security. In
Finnish it means lightning during thunderstorm. Both meanings apply
also to this system. It is safe to operate with, and it is also
SALAMA has been under development since 1985 .
More information on SALAMA under the links below.
A series of technical reports gives an overview of the ongoing development of SALAMA.
|Prof. Arvi Hurskainen,
University of Helsinki, director of the project. arvi.hurskainen at
|Dr. S.S. Sewangi,
Institute of Kiswahili Research, Univ. of Dar-es-Salaam, expert in
sewangi at hotmail.com
|Dr. Wanjiku Ng'ang'a,
University of Nairobi, expert in machine learning and translation,
sematic disambiguation. j.w.nganga.98 at