Statistical Machine Translation: The Basic, the Novel, and the Speculative

Philipp Koehn


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Presenter: Philipp Koehn
Type: Tutorial
Venue: EACL 2006 in Trento, Italy
Date: April 4, 2006
Recording: Reinhard Rapp
Duration: 170 minutes



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Statistical machine translation has matured in recent years into a viable challenge to traditional, more knowledge-driven methods, with a energetic research community and commercial interest. This tutorial serves as a basic introduction to the basic principles of current statistical machine translation methods, present the latest research in the field and point to the challenges and ideas beyond.

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Related link: Upcoming Textbook on Statistical Machine Translation