Covenant varsity, firm partner on AI, language translation device


Covenant University has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with OBTranslate to undertake research and development activities in a broad range of areas.

Covenant varsity, firm partner on AI, language translation device

The MoU between the two parties covers machine translation, artificial intelligence, natural language processing, and linguistics for OBTranslate scientists to further develop the “OBTranslate” machine translation and generative AI platform.

This is contained in a joint statement issued on Sunday by the Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Abiodun Adebayo, and the Founder/Chief Executive Officer of OpenBinacle Group, Mr. Emmanuel Gabriel.

OBTranslate, a subsidiary of OpenBinacle Group, is a deep learning company that has developed an online computer assist tool, neural machine translation, and AI platform for over 2,000 African and European languages. It also aimed to bridge language barriers on the African continent and globally.

Prof. Abiodun Adebayo, in the statement said that the constructive partnership is a welcome development as the institution.

The VC added that the university’s departure philosophy and pillars are deeply rooted in Biblical principles and are directed towards effecting change in the recovery process of Nigeria’s education sector and the restoration of the dignity of the blackman.

“Research has been central to Covenant University’s twin missions of offering solutions to critical societal problems and being a leading global educational institution. These ambitions are intimately linked, and their innovations have benefited the country’s health, economy, and political processes and made Covenant increasingly prominent.

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