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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Name: Cristina  Olaverri
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State and/or Country: CO
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Writing Systems
Specialty: Localization
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: Draxler, Chr., Bengler, K., Olaverri Monreal C. (2001) „Speaking While Driving Preliminary Results on Spellings in the German SpeechDat-Car Database“; Proc. Eurospeech 2001, Aalborg, 2421-2424
Dissertation Abstract: Localization and Internationalization of Driver Information Systems

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