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An Italian to Catalan RBMT system reusing data from existing language pairs

Toral, Antonio and Ginest´ı-Rosell, Mireia and Tyers, Francis (2011) An Italian to Catalan RBMT system reusing data from existing language pairs. In: the Second International Workshop on Free/Open-Source Rule-Based Machine Translation. , 20 Jan. 2011, Barcelona (Spain).

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Abstract

This paper presents an Italian! Catalan RBMT system automatically built by combining the linguistic data of the existing pairs Spanish–Catalan and Spanish–Italian. A lightweight manual postprocessing is carried out in order to fix inconsistencies in the automatically derived dictionaries and to add very frequent words that are missing according to a corpus analysis. The system is evaluated on the KDE4 corpus and outperforms Google Translate by approximately ten absolute points in terms of both TER and GTM.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Event Type:Workshop
Refereed:Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords:Rules based machine translation; RBMT; language pairs
Subjects:Computer Science > Machine translating
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Engineering and Computing > School of Computing
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:16154
Deposited On:20 Jun 2011 14:53 by Shane Harper. Last Modified 20 Jun 2011 14:53

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