Rapid Prototyping of Domain-Specific Machine Translation Systems

  • Martha Palmer
  • Owen Rambow
  • Alexis Nasr
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1529)

Abstract

This paper reports on an experiment in assembling a domain-specific machine translation prototype system from off-the-shelf components. The design goals of this experiment were to reuse existing components, to use machine-learning techniques for parser specialization and for transfer lexicon extraction, and to use an expressive, lexicalized formalism for the transfer component.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martha Palmer
    • 1
  • Owen Rambow
    • 2
  • Alexis Nasr
    • 3
  1. 1.IRCS, University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.CoGenTex, Inc.IthacaUSA
  3. 3.LIA, Université d’AvignonFrance

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