Peer-reviewed and published. Please cite as:

Orynycz, P. (2022). Say It Right: AI Neural Machine Translation Empowers New Speakers to Revitalize Lemko. In: Degen, H., Ntoa, S. (eds) Artificial Intelligence in HCI. HCII 2022. Lecture Notes in Computer Science(), vol 13336. Springer, Cham.

Lemko Dictionary



Андрій Бігуняк, Олександр Гойсак. 2007. Лемківський Словничок [Lemko Glossary].

Пиртей П.С. 2001. Словник лемківскої говірки [Dictionary of the Lemko Dialect]

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Invented world’s first and only Lemko Ukrainian|Rusyn machine translation engine, with paper published by apex journal Springer Nature. Work trusted by defense, law enforcement, Google, Amazon, Siemens, Raytheon, BMW and Mercedes.


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