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Bastien David

Bastien DAVID
Research and Teaching Assistant
Office: 6342 - Uni Mail

Research Interests
Machine Translation

PhD Research Project
Machine Translation to Sign Language. The Place of Translation Avatars in Society.


Bastien David is a Research Assistant at the Translation Technology Department of the Faculty of Translation and Interpreting at the University of Geneva since November 2018. He holds a Master in History, Archive and Documentation, and a MSc in Science and Technologies of Information and Communication (MASTIC), at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB).

As part of the BabelDr project, he is working on the creation of virtual characters that will automatically translate from French into the Sign Language of French-speaking Switzerland (LSF-CH).

Since February 2018, he is co-founder and leader of a project for cultural accessibility to Sign Language in French-speaking Belgium called the Guide du Signaire.