Enabling the Translation of Local African Languages using Machine Learning

Local Chapter Accra, Ghana Chapter

Coordinated by Ghana ,

Status: Completed

Project Duration: 23 Jan 2023 - 01 Apr 2023

Open Source resources available from this project

Project background.

Africa has more than 3000 Languages. There is no proper mechanism for the efficient and accurate translation of these languages into more common, vastly spoken global languages like English, French, and Spanish. I aim to use AI and ML techniques to provide translations for these languages.

Project plan.

  • Week 1

    Kick-off and Collection of Data

  • Week 2

    Data Cleaning and Exploratory data analysis

  • Week 3

    Feature engineering and selection

  • Week 4

    Build Machine Learning Model

  • Week 5

    Deploy through various means for use across different platforms

Learning outcomes.

1. Collection of Data.
2. Data Cleaning.
3. Data Analysis.
4. Build Machine Learning
5. Develop API

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