Spoken Language Translation at EACL97
The proceedings of the workshop can be obtained from ACL.
Revised versions of some of the papers will be published in a special issue on spoken language translation of the journal Machine Translation. Publication is foreseen early 2000.
The workshop was supported by ELSNET, the European Network of Excellence in Language and Speech.
FRIDAY 11 JULY 09:00 OPENING (Steven Krauwer) Session 1: Exploiting and Exploring Dialogue Structure Chair: Harold Somers 09:00 - 09:30 Manfred Stede, Birte Schmitz: Discourse particles and routine formulas in spoken language translation 09:30 - 10:00 Jae-won Lee, Gil Chang Kim, Jungyun Seo: A dialogue analysis model with statistical speech act processing for dialogue machine translation 10:00 - 10:30 Keiko Horiguchi: Towards translating spoken language pragmatics in an analogical framework 10:30 - 11:00 COFFEE Session 2: Dealing with differences Chair: Manny Rayner 11:00 - 11:30 Yumi Wakita, Jun Kawai, Hitoshi Iida: Correct part extraction from speech recognition results using semantic distance calculation, and its application to speech translation 11:30 - 12:00 Keiko Horiguchi, Alexander Franz: A formal basis for spoken language translation by analogy 12:00 - 12:30 Pascale Fung, Bertram Shi, Dekai Wu, Lam Wai Bun, Wong Shuen Kong: Dealing with multilinguality in a spoken language query translator 12:30 - 13:00 DISCUSSION 13:00 - 15:00 LUNCH Session 3: Towards efficiency Chair: Walter Kasper 15:00 - 15:30 J.C. Amengual, J.M. Benedi, F. Casacuberta, A. Castano, A. Castellanos, V.M. Jimenez, D. Llorens, A. Marzal, F. Prat, E. Vidal, J.M. Vilar: Using categories in the EUTRANS system 15:30 - 16:00 Hiyan Alshawi, Fei Xia: English-to-Mandarin Speech Translation with Head Transducers 16:00 - 16:30 Robert Frederking, Alexander Rudnicky, Christopher Hogan: Interactive speech translation in the DIPLOMAT project 16:30 - 17:00 TEA Session 4: Methodological issues Chair: Doug Arnold 17:00 - 17:30 Alon Lavie, Lori Levin, Puming Zhan, Maite Taboada, Donna Gates, Mirella Lapata, Cotis Clark, Matthew Broadhead, Alex Waibel: Expanding the domain of a multilingual speech-to-speech translation system 17:30 - 18:00 David Carter, Manny Rayner: Translation Methodology in the Spoken Language Translator 18:00 - 18:30 Mark Seligman: Six issues in speech translation 18:30 - 19:00 DISCUSSION 19:00 CLOSING (Steven Krauwer)
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