It was about one and a half years ago that I finally I arrived where I had always wanted to be and do what I had always wanted-- teach students, support small language communities and conduct research on African languages on my doorstep. The University of Cape Town and my new colleagues welcomed my efforts to establish the Centre for African Language Diversity-- CALDi as well as The African Language Archive-- TALA and I was recently appointed the Mellon Research Chair: African Language Diversity this initiative. The main aim of CALDi is to train young African scholars in descriptive linguistics and open up space for research into African languages at UCT with the hopes of countering the dominance of African linguistics outside the continent. It has been a great challenge for which my whole career has been a form of preparation...Read more
The Cambridge Handbook of Communication Disorders examines the full range of developmental and acquired communication disorders and provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to the epidemiology, aetiology and clinical features of these disorders.
Intelligent Multimodal Information Presentation relates to the ability of a
computer system to automatically produce interactive information
presentations, taking into account the specifics about the user, such as
needs, interests and knowledge, and engaging in a collaborative interaction
that helps the retrieval of relevant information and its understanding on
the part of the user.
The volume includes descriptions of some of the most representative recent
works on Intelligent Information Presentation and a view of the challenges
Audience: practitioners of the field of human–computer interfaces; larger
audience interested in the issues related to the effectiveness of
information presentation in different scenarios, including educational
entertainment and electronic commerce.