Program (with slides & posters)

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

08:30-09:00 Workshop Registration
09:00-10:00 Workshop Opening
09:00-09:15
Welcome Remarks
Joseph Mariani (LIMSI-CNRS & IMMI, France)
09:15-10:00
Invited talk: Is Machine Translation ripe for EU translators?
Josep Bonet (DG Translation of the European Commission)
Coffee Break (10:00-10:15)
10:15-12:00 Evaluation Campaign
10:15-11:00
Main Findings of the Evaluation Campaign
Michael Paul, Marcello Federico and Sebastian Stüker
(NICT, Japan; FBK-irst, Italy; Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany)
11:00-11:20
TALK task: The ITI-UPV Machine Translation System for IWSLT 2010
Guillem Gascó, Vicent Alabau, Jesús Andrés-Ferrer, Jesús González-Rubio, Martha-Alicia Rocha, Germán Sanchis-Trilles, Francisco Casacuberta, Jorge González and Joan-Andreu Sánchez
(Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain)
11:20-11:40
DIALOG task: The MSRA Machine Translation System for IWSLT 2010
Chi-Ho Li, Nan Duan, Yinggong Zhao, Shujie Liu, Lei Cui, Mei-yuh Hwang, Amittai Axelrod, Jianfeng Gao, Yaodong Zhang and Li Deng
(Microsoft Research Asia, Natural Language Computing, China)
11:40-12:00
BTEC task: The MIT-LL/AFRL IWSLT-2010 System
Wade Shen, Timothy Anderson, Raymond Slyh and A. Ryan Amizadeh
(MIT Lincoln Laboratory, USA)
Lunch (12:00-13:30)
13:30-14:15
Invited talk: Hierarchical Phrase-based Translation with Weighted Finite State Transducers
William Byrne(Cambridge University)
14:15-15:45 Oral Session I
14:15-14:45
If I Only Had a Parser: Poor Man's Syntax for Hierarchical Machine Translation
David Vilar, Daniel Stein, Stephan Peitz and Hermann Ney
(RWTH Aachen University, Germany)
14:45-15:15
Dynamic Distortion in a Discriminative Reordering Model for Statistical Machine Translation
Sirvan Yahyaei and Christof Monz
(University of London, UK; University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
15:15-15:45
Factor Templates for Factored Machine Translation Models
Yvette Graham, Josef van Genabith
(Dublin City University, Ireland)
Coffee Break (15:45-16:00)
16:00-18:00 Poster Session I
 
LIMSI @ IWSLT 2010
Alexandre Allauzen, Josep M. Crego, Ilknur Durgar El-Kahlout, Le Hai-Son, Guillaume Wisniewski and Francois Yvon
(LIMSI-CNR, France)
LIUM's Statistical Machine Translation System for IWSLT 2010
Anthony Rousseau, Loïc Barrault, Paul Deléglise and Yannick Estève
(University of Le Mans, LIUM, France)
FBK @ IWSLT 2010
Arianna Bisazza, Ioannis Klasinas, Mauro Cettolo and Marcello Federico
(Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Ricerca Scientifica e Tecnologica, Italy)
The TUBITAK-UEKAE Statistical Machine Translation System for IWSLT 2010
Coskun Mermer, Hamza Kaya and Mehmet Ugur Dogan
(TUBITAK-UEKAE, Turkey)
The ITI-UPV Machine Translation System for IWSLT 2010
Guillem Gascó, Vicent Alabau, Jesús Andrés-Ferrer, Jesús González-Rubio, Martha-Alicia Rocha, Germán Sanchis-Trilles, Francisco Casacuberta, Jorge González and Joan-Andreu Sánchez
(Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Instituto Universitario Mixto de Tecnología Informática, Spain)
The KIT Translation system for IWSLT
Jan Niehues, Mohammed Mediani, Teresa Herrmann, Michael Heck, Christian Herff and Alex Waibel
(Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany)
NTT Statistical MT System for IWSLT 2010
Katsuhito Sudoh, Kevin Duh and Hajime Tsukada
(NTT Communication Science Labs, Japan)
LIG Statistical Machine Translation Systems for IWSLT 2010
Laurent Besacier, Haithem Afli, Do Thi Ngoc Diep, Hervé Blanchon and Marion Potet
(University J. Fourier, GETALP, LIG, France)
The MIT-LL/AFRL IWSLT-2010 System
Wade Shen, Timothy Anderson, Raymond Slyh and A. Ryan Amizadeh
(MIT Lincoln Laboratory, USA)
The MSRA Machine Translation System for IWSLT 2010
Chi-Ho Li, Nan Duan, Yinggong Zhao, Shujie Liu, Lei Cui, Mei-yuh Hwang, Amittai Axelrod, Jianfeng Gao, Yaodong Zhang and Li Deng
(Microsoft Research Asia, Natural Language Computing, China)
Hybrid Approach for MT Based on Cross-language Information Retrieval
Christophe Servan and Nasredine Semmar
(CEA Laboratoire d'Intégration des Systèmes et des Technologies, France)
A Bayesian Model of Bilingual Segmentation for Transliteration
Andrew Finch and Eiichiro Sumita
(NICT, Japan)
Comparing Intrinsic and Extrinsic Evaluation of MT Output in a Dialogue System
Anne H. Schneider, Ielka van der Sluis and Saturnino Luz
(Trinity College Dublin, Ireland)
Faster Cube Pruning
Andrea Gesmundo and James Henderson
(University of Geneva, Switzerland)
Real-Time Spoken Language Identification and Recognition For Speech-to-Speech Translation
Daniel Chung Yong Lim, Ian Lane and Alex Waibel
(Carnegie Mellon University, USA; DSO National Laboratories, Singapore)
Sign Language Machine Translation Overkill
Daniel Stein, Christoph Schmidt and Hermann Ney
(RWTH Aachen University, Germany)
The pay-offs of preprocessing for German-English Statistical Machine Translation
Ilknur Durgar El-Kahlout and Francois Yvon
(Univ. Paris-Sud and LIMSI-CNRS, France)
Towards a General and Extensible Phrase-Extraction Algorithm
Wang Ling, Tiago Luís, João Graça, Luísa Coheur and Isabel Trancoso
(L2F Spoken Systems Lab, INESC-ID Portugal)
Analysis of Translation Model Adaptation in Statistical Machine Translation
Kevin Duh, Katsuhito Sudoh and Hajime Tsukada
(NTT Communication Science Laboratories, Japan)
ITU-T standardization on Network-based Speech-to-Speech Translation
Chiori Hori and Satoshi Nakamura
(NICT, Japan)
18:00-18:45 Panel
Social event (19:30-)

Friday, December 3rd, 2010

09:30-10:15
Invited talk: Resources for Adding Semantics to Machine Translations
Jan Hajič(Charles University in Prague)
Coffee Break (10:15-10:30)
10:30-12:00 Oral Session II
10:30-11:00
Mining Parallel Fragments from Comparable Texts
Mauro Cettolo, Marcello Federico and Nicola Bertoldi
(Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy)
11:00-11:30
Multi-Pivot Translation by System Combination
Gregor Leusch, Aurélien Max, Josep Maria Crego and Hermann Ney
(RWTH Aachen University, Germany; LIMSI-CNRS, France; Univ. Paris Sud, France)
11:30-12:00
An Algorithm for Cross-Lingual Sense-Clustering Tested in a MT Evaluation Setting
Marianna Apidianaki and Yifan He
(Alpage, INRIA & Universite Paris 7, France; Dublin City University, Ireland)
Lunch (12:00-13:30)
13:30-14:15
Invited talk: The Quaero Program: Multilingual and Multimedia Technologies
Jean-Luc Gauvain(LIMSI/CNRS)
14:15-15:45 Oral Session III
14:15-14:45
A Combination of Hierarchical Systems with Forced Alignments from Phrase-Based Systems
Carmen Heger, Joern Wuebker, David Vilar and Hermann Ney
(RWTH Aachen University, Germany)
14:45-15:15
CCG Augmented Hierarchical Phrase-Based Machine Translation
Hala Almaghout, Jie Jiang and Andy Way
(Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland)
15:15-15:45
Modelling Pronominal Anaphora in Statistical Machine Translation
Christian Hardmeier and Marcello Federico
(Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy)
Coffee Break (15:45-16:00)
16:00-18:00 Poster Session II
 
AppTek's APT Machine Translation System for IWSLT 2010
Evgeny Matusov and Selçuk Köprü
(Apptek, Inc., Turkey)
The ICT Statistical Machine Translation Systems for the IWSLT 2010
Hao Xiong, Jun Xie, Hui Yu, Kai Liu, Wei Luo, Haitao Mi, Yang Liu, Yajuan Lv and Qun Liu
(Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Computing Technology, China)
DCU Machine Translation System for IWSLT 2010
Hala Almaghout, Jie Jiang and Andy Way
(Dublin City University, School of Computing, Ireland)
I2R Machine Translation System for IWSLT 2010
Xiangyu Duan, Rafael Banchs, Jun Lang, Deyi Xiong, Aiti Aw, Min Zhang and Haizhou Li
(Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore)
The INESC-ID Machine Translation System for the IWSLT 2010
Wang Ling, Tiago Luís, João Graça and Luísa Coheur
(Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores Investigacao e Desenvolvimento, Portugal)
The MIRACL Arabic-English Statistical Machine Translation System for IWSLT 2010
Ines Turki Khemakhem, Salma Jamoussi and Abdelmajid Ben Hamadou
(MIRACL Laboratory, Tunesia)
The NICT Translation System for IWSLT 2010
Chooi-Ling Goh, Taro Watanabe, Michael Paul, Andrew Finch and Eiichiro Sumita
(National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan)
The POSTECH's Statistical Machine Translation Systems for the IWSLT 2010
Hwidong Na and Jong-Hyeok Lee
(Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea)
The QMUL System Description for IWSLT 2010
Sirvan Yahyaei and Christof Monz
(University of London, United Kingdom)
The RWTH Aachen Machine Translation System for IWSLT 2010
Saab Mansour, Stephan Peitz, David Vilar, Joern Wuebker and Hermann Ney
(RWTH Aachen University, Germany)
Tel Aviv University's System Description for IWSLT 2010
Kfir Bar and Nachum Dershowitz
(Tel Aviv University, Israel))
Statistical pattern-based MT with Statistical French-English MT
Jin'ichi Murakami, Takuya Nishimura and Masato Tokuhisa
(Tottori University, Japan)
N-gram-based Machine Translation enhanced with Neural Networks
Francisco Zamora-Martinez, Maria Jose Castro-Bleda and Holger Schwenk
(Universidad CEU-Cardenal Herrera Politecnica de Valencia, Spain)
UPC-BMIC-VDU system description for the IWSLT 2010: testing several collocation segmentations in a phrase-based SMT system
Carlos Henríquez, Marta R. Costa-jussà, Vidas Daudaravicius, Rafael E. Banchs and José B. Mariño
(Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya, Spain)
ILLC-UvA machine translation system for the IWSLT 2010 evaluation
Maxim Khalilov and Khalil Sima'an
(University Amsterdam, Netherlands)
The UvA System Description for IWSLT 2010
Spyros Martzoukos and Christof Monz
(University Amsterdam, Netherlands)
The GREYC/LLACAN Machine Translation Systems for the IWSLT 2010 Campaign
Julien Gosme, Wigdan Mekki, Fathi Debili, Yves Lepage and Nadine Lucas
(University of Caen Basse-Normandie, GREYC, France)
Morphology-to-Syntax Alignment for Factored Phrase-based SMT
Kemal Oflazer and Reyyan Yeniterzi
(Carnegie Mellon University, Qatar Campus, Qatar)
Improved Vietnamese-French Parallel Corpus Mining Using English Language
Do Thi Ngoc Diep, Laurent Besacier and Eric Castelli
(LIG Laboratory, France; MICA Center, Vietnam)
MorphTagger: HMM-Based Arabic Segmentation for Statistical Machine Translation
Saab Mansour
(RWTH Aachen University, Germany)
18:00- Final remarks + announcements