Programme

Monday 23rd

(9:00-9:30) Workshop Presentation

(9:30-10:30) Invited Talk Christof Monz

(10:30-11:00) Coffee break

(11:00-11:30) ESIRMT Morning Session

Semantic Web based Machine Translation
Bettina Harriehausen-Mühlbauer and Timm Heuss

(11:30-12:00)

Measuring Comparability of Documents in Non-Parallel Corpora for Efficient Extraction of (Semi-)Parallel Translation Equivalents
Fangzhong Su and Bogdan Babych

(12:00-12:30)

Full Machine Translation for Factoid Question Answering
Cristina España-Bonet and Pere R. Comas

(12:30-13:00)

An Empirical Evaluation of Stop Word Removal in Statistical Machine Translation
Tze Yuang Chong, Rafael Banchs and Eng Siong Chng

(13:00-15:00) Lunch break

(15:00-15:30) ESIRMT Afternoon Session

Natural Language Descriptions of Visual Scenes Corpus Generation and Analysis
Muhammad Usman Ghani Khan, Rao Muhammad Adeel Nawab and Yoshihiko Gotoh

(15:30-16:00)

Combining EBMT, SMT, TM and IR Technologies for Quality and Scale
Sandipan Dandapat, Sara Morrissey, Andy Way and Josef van Genabith

(16:00-16:30) Coffee break

(16:30-17:00) Project session

Two approaches for integrating translation and retrieval in real applications
Cristina Vertan

(17:00-17:30)

PRESEMT: Pattern Recognition-based Statistically Enhanced MT
George Tambouratzis, Marina Vassiliou and Sokratis Sofianopoulos

(17:30-18:00)

PLUTO: Automated Solutions for Patent Translation
John Tinsley, Alexandru Ceausu and Jian Zhang

(18:00-18:30)

ATLAS - Human Language Technologies integrated within a Multilingual Web Content Management System
Svetla Koeva

Tuesday 24th

(9:00-9:30) HyTRA 1st Morning Session

(9:30-10:00)

Tree-based Hybrid Machine Translation
Andreas Søeborg Kirkedal

(10:00-10:30) Coffee break

(10:30-11:30) Invited Talk Philipp Koehn

(11:30-12:00) HyTRA 2nd Morning Session

Were the clocks striking or surprising? Using WSD to improve MT performance
Špela Vintar, Darja Fišer and Aljoša Vrščaj

(12:00-12:30)

Bootstrapping Method for Chunk Alignment in Phrase Based SMT
Santanu Pal and Sivaji Bandyopadhyay

(12:30-13:00)

Design of a hybrid high quality machine translation system
Bogdan Babych, Kurt Eberle, Johanna Geiß, Mireia Ginestí-Rosell, Anthony Hartley, Reinhard Rapp, Serge Sharoff and Martin Thomas

(13:00-15:00) Lunch break

(15:00-15:30) Hytra Afternoon Session

Can Machine Learning Algorithms Improve Phrase Selection in Hybrid Machine Translation?
Christian Federmann

(15:30-16:00)

Linguistically-Augmented Bulgarian-to-English Statistical Machine Translation Model
Rui Wang, Petya Osenova and Kiril Simov

(16:30-17:00)

Using Sense-labeled Discourse Connectives for Statistical Machine Translation
Thomas Meyer and Andrei Popescu-Belis

(17:00-17:30) Coffee break

(17:30-18:30) Panel discussion