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After careful consideration, the Programme Committee has decided not to accept the below submission at this time. Thank you to the author(s) for participating in the Wikimania 2014 programme submission, we hope to still see you at Wikimania this August.

Submission no. 6025
Title of the submission
Digitization of Vachana Sahitya & Kannada Wiki Source
Type of submission (discussion, hot seat, panel, presentation, tutorial, workshop)
Author of the submission
E-mail address
Country of origin
Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
Personal homepage or blog
http://platonic.techfiz.info, http://blog.shivu.in, http://vachana.sanchaya.net
Abstract (at least 300 words to describe your proposal)

This presentation will explain the work done around Vachana Sanchaya (http://vachana.sanchaya.net) to digitize 11th and 12th Century en:Vachana Sahitya in Kannada. This platform was built to enable linguists and researchers to research on Kannada language growth during Vachana Sahitya revolution. Also, this project enabled people of Karnataka to easily search and read over 20930 vachanas of around 259 Vachanakaara's (poets) in Unicode for the first time. Linguists are working around this project to review the vachana's with the help of various resources available before contributing them to Kannada Wiki Source. This is one of such biggest efforts to collaborate with subject experts in Kannada Wiki Project.

  • Open Data / Technology, Interface & Infrastructure
Length of session (if other than 30 minutes, specify how long)
30 minutes
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Slides or further information (optional)
Will be posted
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