Evaluation of a Machine Translation System for Low Resource Languages: METIS-II

Vincent Vandeghinste, Peter Dirix, Ineke Schuurmann, Stella Markantonatou, Sokratis Sofianopoulos, Marina Vassilou, Olga Yannoutsou, Toni Badia, Maite Melero, Gemma Boleda, Michael Carl, Paul Schmidt

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Abstrakt

In this paper we describe the METIS-II system and its evaluation on each of the language pairs: Dutch, German, Greek, and Spanish to English. The METIS-II system envisaged developing a data-driven approach in which no parallel corpus is required, and in which no full parser or extensive rule sets are needed. We describe evalution on a development test set and on a test set coming from Europarl, and compare our results with SYSTRAN. We also provide some further analysis, researching the impact of the number and source of the reference translations and analysing the results according to test text type. The results are expectably lower for the METIS system, but not at an unatainable distance from a mature system like SYSTRAN.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelThe LREC 2008 Proceedings : The Sixth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'08)
RedaktørerNicoletta Calzolari, Khalid Choukri, Bente Maegaard, Joseph Mariani, Jan Odijk, Stelios Piperidis, Daniel Tapias
Antal sider8
UdgivelsesstedParis
ForlagEuropean Language Resources Association
Publikationsdato2008
Sider449-456
ISBN (Trykt)2951740840
StatusUdgivet - 2008
Udgivet eksterntJa
BegivenhedThe 6th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation. LREC 2008 - Marrakech, Marokko
Varighed: 28 maj 200830 maj 2008
Konferencens nummer: 6
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Konference

KonferenceThe 6th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation. LREC 2008
Nummer6
LandMarokko
ByMarrakech
Periode28/05/200830/05/2008
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