Members of the project

Name, Current position and Function
  • CARON, Bernard. Directeur de Recherches, CNRS, Llacan.
    Project Coordinator (PI). Scientific Coordinator of Llacan; Supervisor of WP1 (Corpus building) and WP4 (corpus analysis).
  • KAHANE, Sylvain. Professeur des Universités (Nanterre).
    Scientific Coordinator of Modyco. Coordinator of WP2 (Macro- and Micro- syntactic annotation of the corpus).
  • AOUINI, Mourad. Ingénieur d’Etudes, CNRS, UPS 2259.
    WP2 : adapting the Stanford parser to the requirements of Naija & the project, sp. as regards macrosyntax annotation; WP4: Interface between Elan & Trameur
  • AUBRY, Nicolas. Maître de Conférences (Inalco).
    WP2 : NLP : Tagging & Parsing . WP4 : Influence of substrate languages on Naija
  • BIGI, Brigitte. Chargée de Recherches, CNRS, Laboratoire Parole et Langage(UMR 7309).
    Corpus annotation : text/sound alignment. SPPAS software - Automatic Annotation of Speech: http://www.sppas.org/
  • CHANARD, Christian. Ingénieur d’Etudes, CNRS, Llacan.
    Corpus manager. Interface between Elan & NLP tools (tagger, parser, Arborator, Trameur)
  • DEUBER, Igmar. Professeur des Universités (Münster)
    Expert in Pidgins and Creoles, language contact, sociolinguistics & corpus linguistics. Member of the Scientific Committee.
  • EGBOKHARE, Francis. Professeur des Universités, (Ibadan, Nigeria).
    Expert in Naija & African linguistics. Member of the Scientific Committee.
  • ESIZIMETOR, David. Lecturer, (Benin University, Nigeria).
    Expert in Naija morphology and orthography. WP1 advisor. Member of the Scientific Committee.
  • FLEURY, Serge. Maître de Conférences, (Paris 3).
    WP4: Developing and adapting Trameur for the sociolinguistic study of Naija.
  • GERDES, Kim. Maître de Conférences, (Paris 3)
    WP2 : adapting the Stanford parser to the requirements of Naija & the project, sp. as regards macrosyntax annotation.
  • LACHERET-DUJOUR, Anne. Professeure des Universités, (Nanterre).
    WP3: Supervising and coordinating the prosodic annotation of the corpus.
  • MANFREDI, Stefano. Chargé de Recherches, CNRS, Sedyl (UMR8202).
    WP4 : Analysis of variation in the Naija corpus.
  • MEDDOUR, Tahar. Assistant Ingénieur, CNRS, Llacan.
    Webmaster. In charge of workflow, wikis, etc.
  • METTOUCHI, Amina. Directeur d’Études (EPHE).
    WP4: Interface Syntax / Intonation / Information Structure
  • OFULUE, Christine. University Professor (Lagos, Nigeria).
    Expert in Naija sociolinguistics and orthography. WP1 advisor. Member of the Scientific Committee.
  • PIETRANDREA, Paola. Maître de Conférences (Université de Tours).
    WP2: Supervising macro-syntactic segmentation and annotation.
  • SIMARD, Candide. Senior Teaching Fellow, London University (SOAS).
    WP3: Prosodic annotation of the corpus. WP4: Language contact and information structure in under-described languages.
  • TCHOBANOV, Atanas. Engineer (IR), CNRS, Modyco
    WP4 & Dissemination: piloting Trameur for textometric analysis of Naija. Developing a web interface.
  • TELLIER, Isabelle. Professeure des Universités, Paris 3
    WP2: Adapting and developing a tagger for Naija.