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Research Seminar Machine Translation

organized by Martin Kay, Hans Uszkoreit, Andreas Eisele

This page is for information related to the ongoing research seminar, such as schedule, pointers to relevant papers, etc.

Entry in the CoLi KVV


DayTopic paperslides Presenter
Wed. May 16
Introduction to Translation  Martin Kay
Wed. May 23
Planning of the Seminar
Architectures for hybrid MT
 WMT 07
MTS subm.
 PDFAndreas Eisele
Wed. May 30The Metis II Project
  PDFMichael Carl
Monday June 4
Transliteration for MT
  PDFTobi Kellner, Yu Chen
Wed. June 13Architectures
  PDFSilke Theison & Teresa Herrmann
Wed. June 20Syntax-based MT
Hajic + Bojar
Irena Dotcheva
Andreas Eisele
Wed. June 27*****no meeting *** (ACL)
Monday July 2

Wed. July 11
Kumar, Och, Macherey
Cohn, Lapata
Och, Ney
 Yu Chen
Monday July 16Evalution, Conclusion
  PDFAndreas Eisele,
Martin Kay
Wed. July 18Language Modeling
own slides

Proposed topics

  • Architectures for hybrid/multi-engine MT
  • Improving MT by shallow NLP techniques
  • Syntax-based MT
  • Language modeling for MT, confidence estimation
  • Machine Learning for MT
  • Techniques for MT evaluation
  • Triangulation, exploiting n-way parallel corpora
  • Work in related projects (SMART, METIS)

Proposed readings

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