Rule-Based Partial MT Using Enhanced Finite-State Grammars in NooJ

  • Tamás Váradi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4592)


The paper argues for the viability and utility of partial machine translation (MT) in multilingual information systems. The notion of partial MT is modelled on partial parsing and involves a bottom-up pattern matching approach where the finite-state transducers assign translation equivalents locally. The article focuses on the linguistic underpinnings of the approach and gives illustrations of its implementation within the NooJ finite-state linguistic development system.


multilingual information systems finite-state language processing NooJ system local grammars machine translation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tamás Váradi
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  1. 1.Linguistics Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Benczúr u 33, H-1068 BudapestHungary

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