Proceedings of the

4th Workshop on

Patent Translation

Shoichi Yokoyama (editor)

MT Summit XIII Workshop

Xiamen, China

September 23, 2011

 

Table of Contents

 

Preface

Shoichi Yokoyama…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….iii

 

Invited Talk 1: Machine Translation Project and Activities in EPO “The patent case”

Mr. Bertrand Le Chapelain.................................................................................................................................................................................. 1

 

Invited Talk 2: Expanding the Applications of MT in Patent Translation

Dr. Hongfei Jiang  .............................................................................................................................................................................................. 17

 

Invited Talk 3: Future Plans of Machine Translation System in the JPO

Mr. Eiichi Yamamoto .......................................................................................................................................................................................... 37

 

Feedback Selecting of Manually Acquired Rules Using Automatic Evaluation

Xianhua Li, Yajuan , Yao Meng, Qun Liu, Hao Yu ........................................................................................................................................52

 

Investigation for Translation Disambiguation of Verbs in Patent Sentences using Word Grouping

Shoichi Yokoyama, Yuichi Takano ....................................................................................................................................................................... 60

 

Functional Approach for Patent Translation

Hideto Ikeda, Nguyen Thanh Hung, Ze Zhong Li ................................................................................................................................................ 64

 

Patent translation within the MOLTO project

Cristina Espaρa-Bonet, Ramona Enache, Adam Slaski, Aarne Ranta, Lluνs Mΰrquez, Meritxell Gonzΰlez .......................................................... 70

 

Building a Statistical Machine Translation System for Translating Patent Documents

Jeff Ma, Spyros Matsoukas ......................................................................................................................................................................................79

 

Exploiting Multi-Features for Word Alignment in Patent MT

Li Zezhong, Hideto Ikeda, Nguyen Thanh Hung ................................................................................................................................................... 86

 

Example-based Translation of Japanese Functional Expressions utilizing Semantic Equivalence Classes

Yusuke Abe, Takafumi Suzuki, Bing Liang, Takehito Utsuro, Mikio Yamamoto, Suguru Matsuyoshi, Yasuhide Kawada ................................. 91