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Understanding Dari and Pashto Names: A Challenge to Intelligence Gathering in Afghanistan

Shakespeare asked “What’s in a name?” It turns out there’s a lot in the name of a typical Afghani including common nouns and personal titles—not used as titles! One of our linguistic experts, Bushra Zawaydeh, wrote today’s post about the challenges to natural language processing software of automatically extracting names of people from text written in the […]

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U.S. Government Turns to Basis Technology for Arabic & Afghan Name Translation

The Highlight language analysis suite standardizes translation of foreign names into English, enhancing collaboration among government agencies Cambridge—July 12, 2011—Basis Technology today announced that the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency has licensed its Highlight language analysis suite for use throughout the defense and intelligence community. This multi-year license allows hundreds of analysts to quickly and consistently translate […]

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Arabic and Afghan Name Translation Software 
Improves Intelligence Analysis

Software suite facilitates inter-agency collaboration; 
meets federally mandated intelligence standards Cambridge—June 8, 2011—A crucial tool for U.S. intelligence agencies charged with translating foreign languages vital to national security was unveiled today by Basis Technology. The Highlight language analysis suite version 4.0 quickly and consistently translates the names of people and places from Arabic script to English, […]

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Arabic Chat Translator Transforms Social Media Analysis

New product addresses demand for analysis of online communication lifelines in the Middle East Cambridge—May 18, 2011—Innovative translation software launched today by Basis Technology will transform the way governments and businesses analyze Arabic social media and online communications, according to Carl Hoffman, CEO of the linguistics software company. Hoffman said the release of Rosette Chat Translator […]

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