METIS-II Workshop: New Approaches to Machine Translation

Centre for Computational Linguistics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

11 January 2007


Chair: Steven Krauwer

Welcome: Frank van Eynde


METIS session


An MT system embedding pattern knowledge – Stella Markantonatou, Sokratis Sofianopoulos, Vassiliki Spilioti, Marina Vassiliou, Olga Yannoutsou


Dealing with bilingual divergences in MT using target language N-gram models – Maite Melero, Antoni Oliver, Toni Badia and Teresa Suńol


The effect of a few rules on a data-driven MT system – Vincent Vandeghinste, Peter Dirix,and Ineke Schuurman


A modular architecture for separating hypothesis formation from hypothesis evaluation in data-driven machine translation – Michael Carl and Paul Schmidt


Selected papers


The inner works of an automatic rule refiner for machine translation – Ariadna Font Llitjós, William A. Ridmann


A phrase-based hidden Markov model approach to machine translation – Jesús Andrés Ferrer, Alfons Juan Ciscar


A memory-based classification approach to marker-based EBMT – Antal van den Bosch, Nicolas Stroppa, Andy Way


Integrating corpus-based and rule-based approaches in an open-source machine translation system – Felipe Sánchez-Martínez, Juan Antonio Pérez-Ortiz, Mikel L. Forcada


A cheap MT evaluation method based on the notion of machine translationness – Joaquim Moré, Salvador Climent


Invited talk

Latest developments in (S)MT. MT Wars II: the empire (linguistics) strikes back – Harold Somers [abstract]


Backup paper

Analysis of translational correspondence in view of sub-sentential alignment – Lieve Macken