LBDA to develop a Global Collaborative Innovation Network
  • Eric Yu, secretary-general of Language Big Data Alliance (LBDA) and CEO of world Tone Communication Technology Co., Ltd. (GTCOM), spoke at LBDA’s 2017 annual conference in Guangzhou on April 8, looking back at LBDA’s progress in the past year then into its future.

    A global organization with well-structured partnership

    LBDA made much headway in every field it reached in the founding year of 2016.

    In accordance with Eric Yu, LBDA continues to be moving fast for the objective of just as one international organization ever since its inception, striving to make itself also known and much more influential on earth. Its membership has covered some globally renowned universities for example University of Vienna, University of Geneva, and Gazi University.

    Now LBDA has 138 members and also the number is predicted to keep growing.

    LBDA Europe is planned to be established later this coming year to market resource-sharing, exchanges, and organization of international events among its member organizations worldwide.

    An international platform for collaboration and resource-sharing
    LBDA has run greater than 30 projects in the last year such fields as speech recognition, machine translation, and analysis of huge data, said Eric Yu. In these projects, universities and businesses worked together on translation assignments involving as many as 50 million characters.

    One specific project marked a milestone in the Chinese history of translation: 750 translators from 58 universities - LBDA members - completed the translation of subtitles for 50,000-minute videos in only 7 days. More projects take presctiption the way in which.

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    LBDA also seeks to facilitate the exchanges between its members and their counterparts abroad.

    At FIT Congress 2017 to become located in Brisbane, Australia in August this year, LBDA - a premier partner from the congress - will invite representatives in the world’s top research institutes to speak about the way forward for the translation industry.

    In closing, Eric Yu unveiled the program for LBDA’s future development.

    The season of 2017 is going to be centered on the “sharing and exchange of resources worldwide”. LBDA will build an internet platform because of its members to share with you and exchange resources collectively.

    Moreover, the inaugural meeting of LBDA Europe is going to be held in Switzerland in September this season.

    Europe’s leading universities and research institutes in these areas as journalism, psychology, neurology, medicine, language, and business would be the founding people in LBDA Europe, and joint labs on machine translation, speech recognition, big data and artificial intelligence (AI) will probably be established one of them. A number of key collaborative research findings may also be announced in the meeting.

    LBDA Europe will really help foster collaborative innovation among Chinese joint labs as well as the leading universities and research institutes of other countries.

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    Company Name: Global Tone Communication Technology Co., Ltd.
    Head office address: Beijing, China
    Factory Address: F/16, China Railway Construction Building, No. 20 Shijingshan Road, Shijingshan District, Bejing, China
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    E-mail: marketing@gtcom.com.cn
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