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Project Seminar Machine Translation

General Information

Andreas Eisele & Martin Kay

Time & Room: Mo     8.30 - 10.00     in room 2.11
                      We     14.00 - 15.30   in room U.15

This course can be used as specialisation course for CL.

Credit points: 7

To be awarded the credit points you have to work and finish a project and hold a presentation (more details to be discussed in the course).


Two projects are avaiable:

  1. Simple German to English translator (supervised by Martin Kay)
  2. Several Evaluation tasks (supervised by Andreas Eisele)

German to English translator

See the slides by Martin Kay:  Introduction to Translation System

The code has been divided into modules and the following people have signed up to work on a specific module:



Five projects have been proposed by Andreas Eisele. See the slides: Evaluation projects

The following people have signed up:

  1. Improving the evaluation scheme used for the Shared Evaluation Task: Sabine
  2. Evaluation by Alignment: Ben, Daniel, and Torsten
  3. Using linguistic knowledge for evaluation: Sai and Ali Reza
  4. Task-base evaluation: still available

Proposed Reading


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