Yıl 2017, Cilt 5, Sayı 10, Sayfalar 241 - 254 2017-12-03

Computational Analysis of Igbo Numerals in a Number-to-text Conversion System
Computational Analysis of Igbo Numerals in a Number-to-text Conversion System

Iyanda Abimbola Rhoda [1]

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System for converting Arabic numerals to their textual equivalence is an important tool in Natural Language processing (NLP) especially in high-level speech processing and machine translation. Such system is scarcely available for most African languages including the Igbo language. This translation system is essential as Igbo language is one of the three major Nigerian languages feared to be among the endangered African languages. The system was designed using sequence as well as activity diagram and implemented using the python programming language and PyQt. The qualitative evaluation was done by administering questionnaires to selected native Igbo speakers and experts to provide preferred representation of some random numbers. The responses were compared with the output of the system. The result of the qualitative evaluation showed that the system was able to generate correct and accurate representations for Arabic numbers between 1-1000 in Igbo language being the scope of this study. The resulting system can serve as an effective teaching and learning tool of the Igbo language.

System for converting Arabic numerals to their textual equivalence is an important tool in Natural Language processing (NLP) especially in high-level speech processing and machine translation. Such system is scarcely available for most African languages including the Igbo language. This translation system is essential as Igbo language is one of the three major Nigerian languages feared to be among the endangered African languages. The system was designed using sequence as well as activity diagram and implemented using the python programming language and PyQt. The qualitative evaluation was done by administering questionnaires to selected native Igbo speakers and experts to provide preferred representation of some random numbers. The responses were compared with the output of the system. The result of the qualitative evaluation showed that the system was able to generate correct and accurate representations for Arabic numbers between 1-1000 in Igbo language being the scope of this study. The resulting system can serve as an effective teaching and learning tool of the Igbo language.

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Orcid: 0000-0002-3470-0115
Yazar: Iyanda Abimbola Rhoda (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: Obafemi Awolowo University
Ülke: Nigeria


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APA Rhoda, I . (2017). Computational Analysis of Igbo Numerals in a Number-to-text Conversion System. Journal of Computer and Education Research, 5 (10), 241-254. Retrieved from http://dergipark.gov.tr/jcer/issue/32522/325804
MLA Rhoda, I . "Computational Analysis of Igbo Numerals in a Number-to-text Conversion System". Journal of Computer and Education Research 5 (2017): 241-254 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/jcer/issue/32522/325804>
Chicago Rhoda, I . "Computational Analysis of Igbo Numerals in a Number-to-text Conversion System". Journal of Computer and Education Research 5 (2017): 241-254
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ISNAD Rhoda, Iyanda Abimbola . "Computational Analysis of Igbo Numerals in a Number-to-text Conversion System". Journal of Computer and Education Research 5 / 10 (Aralık 2017): 241-254.