[lg policy] NET.LANG: towards the multilingual cyberspace (new edited vol.)

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From:         Dave Pearson <Dave_Pearson at SIL.ORG>
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Date:         Wed, 7 Mar 2012 15:48:11 
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Subject: [ILAT] New book on multilingualism in cyberspace

Dear All,

 

Next week will see the launch of a new book: NET.LANG: towards the multilingual cyberspace <http://net-lang.net/lang_en> . You can download the pdf version either in English <http://net-lang.net/externDisplayer/displayExtern/_path_/netlang_EN_pdfedition.pdf>  or French <http://www.maayajo.org/IMG/pdf/Net.lang_FR_livre-2.pdf>  free of charge. I have pasted the table of contents below.

 

Dave Pearson

SIL International

 

 

CONTENTS

 

Forewords 

Irina Bokova, General Director, UNESCO 13

Abdou Diouf, General Secretary, La Francophonie 17

José Luis Dicenta, General Secretary, Union Latine 21

Dwayne Bailey, Research Director, ANLoc 23

Daniel Prado, Executive Secretary, Maaya Network 27

 

Part 1 - When Technology Meets Multilingualism 

 

Daniel Prado

Language Presence in the Real World and Cyberspace 35

 

Michaël Oustinoff

English Won’t be the Internet’s Lingua Franca 53

 

Éric Poncet

Technological Innovation and Language Preservation 69

 

Maik Gibson

Preserving the Heritage of Extinct or Endangered Languages 75

 

Marcel Diki-Kidiri

Cyberspace and Mother Tongue Education 89

 

Part 2 - Digital Spaces

 

Stéphane Bortzmeyer

Multilingualism and the Internet’s Standardisation 105

 

Mikami Yoshiki & Shigeaki Kodama

Measuring Linguistic Diversity on the Web 119

 

Joseph Mariani

How Language Technologies Support Multilingualism 141

 

Vassili Rivron

The Use of Facebook by the Eton of Cameroon 161

 

Pann Yu Mon & Madhukara Phatak

Search Engines and Asian Languages 169

 

Hervé Le Crosnier

Digital Libraries 185

 

Dwayne Bailey

Software Localization: Open Source as a Major Tool for Digital Multilingualism 205

 

Mélanie Dulong De Rosnay

Translation and Localization of Creative Commons Licenses 221

 

Part 3 - Digital Multilingualism: Building Inclusive Societies

 

Viola Krebs & Vicent Climent-Ferrando

Languages, Cyberspace, Migrations 229

 

Annelies Braffort & Patrice Dalle

Accessibility in Cyberspace: Sign Languages 249

 

Tjeerd de Graaf

How Oral Archives Benefit Endangered Languages 269

 

Evgeny Kuzmin

Linguistic Policies to Counter Languages Marginalization 287

 

Tunde Adegbola

Multimedia and Signed, Written or Oral Languages 311

 

Adel El Zaim

Cyberactivism and Regional Languages in the 2011 Arab Spring 325

 

Adama Samassékou

Multilingualism,  the Millenium Development Goals,  and Cyberspace 337

 

Part 4 Multilingualism on the Internet : a Multilateral Issue

 

Isabella Pierangeli Borletti

Describing the World: Multilingualism, the Internet, and Human Rights 351

 

Stéphane Bortzmeyer

Multilingualism and Internet Governance 373

 

Marcel Diki-Kidiri

Ethical Principles Required for an Equitable Language Presence in the Information Society 387

 

Stéphane Grumbach

The Internet in China 401

 

Michaël Oustinoff

The Economy of Languages 407

 

Daniel Prado & Daniel Pimienta

Public Policies for Languages in Cyberspace 423

 

Conclusion

the Future speaks, reads  and writes in all languages

Adama Samassékou President of Maaya

 


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