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ERIC Number: EJ629569
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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The Kamusi Project Edit Engine: A Tool for Collaborative Lexicography.
Benjamin, Martin; Biersteker, Ann
Journal of African Language Learning and Teaching, v1 n1 p75-88 Spr 2001
Discusses the design and implementation of the Kamusi Project Edit Engine, a Web-based software system uniquely suited to the needs of Swahili collaborative lexicography. Describes the edit engine, including organization of the lexicon and the mechanics by which participants use the system, discusses philosophical issues confronted in the design, particularly considerations of maintaining control over the integrity of the data while striving for democratic inclusiveness. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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