Bastien David is Research Assistant at the Translation Technology Department of the Faculty of Translation and Interpreting (FTI) at the University of Geneva since November 2018. He holds a Master in History, Archive and Documentation, and an MSc in Science and Technologies of Information and Communication (MASTIC) at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB).
As part of the Trainslate project, he proposed a master's thesis on machine translation of train announcements (Société nationale des chemins de fer belges, SNCB) from French to the Sign Language of French-speaking Belgium (LSFB). 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.
Check Bastien’s work related to the BFC project in the Publications page