International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT) 2008

Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
October 20-21, 2008



Bibliographic Reference

[IWSLT-2008] International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT) 2008 , Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, October 20-21, 2008; ISCA Archive, http://www.isca-speech.org/archive/iwslt_08


Introduction to the Workshop



Author Index and Quick Access to Abstracts

Anderson   Appling   Aw (46)   Aw (116)   Banchs   Barbaiani (34)   Barbaiani (143)   Ben-Youssef   Bender   Bertoldi (34)   Bertoldi (143)   Besacier   Blanchon   Bond   Boxing   Cao   Carter   Cattoni (34)   Cattoni (143)   Chen, Boxing   Chen, Yufeng   Choi   Costa-jussà   Delaney   Doğan   Du   Estève   Fang   Federico (34)   Federico (143)   Feng   Finch   Fonollosa   Gosme   Güneş   Hassan   He, Yanqing   He, Zhongjun   Henríquez   Hernández   HOURIN   Hu   Huang   Ikehara   Isozaki   Jiang   Kamali   Kao   Kaya   Khalilov   Kolss   Kraft   Krstovski   Lardilleux   Lee, Gary Geunbae   Lee, Jonghoon   Lepage   Li, Haizhou (46)   Li, Haizhou (116)   Li, Jianfeng   Li, Maoxi   Liu, Qun   Liu, Yang   Liu, Zhanyi   Lu   Ma   Manguin   Mansour   Mariño   Matusov   Mauser   Mermer   Mi   Monz   Murakami   Natarajan   Ney (108)   Ney (190)   Ney (198)   Nichols   Niehues   Niu   Okuma   Paul (1)   Paul (77)   Paul (150)   Paulik   Prasad   Rauf   Ren   Saleem   Schwenk (63)   Schwenk (182)   Shen   Slyh   Stallard   Stein (108)   Stein (190)   Sudoh   Sumita   Suzuki   Tinsley   Tokuhisa   Tsukada   Utiyama   Venugopal   Vilar (108)   Vilar (190)   Vogel   Waibel   Wang   Watanabe   Way   Wölfel   Wu   Xiong   Yahyaei   Yamamoto   Yasuda   Zens   Zhang, Jiajun   Zhang, Min (46)   Zhang, Min (116)   Zhang, Yuqi   Zhou   Zollmann   Zong  

Names written in boldface refer to first authors, in CAPITAL letters to keynote and invited papers. Full papers can be accessed from the abstracts. Please note that each abstract opens in a separate window.



Table of Contents and Access to Abstracts

Keynote Paper

Hourin, Scott: "Language technology in humanitarian aid and disaster response" (abstract).

Evaluation Campaign

Paul, Michael: "Overview of the IWSLT 2008 evaluation campaign", 1-17.

Zollmann, Andreas / Venugopal, Ashish / Vogel, Stephan: "The CMU syntax-augmented machine translation system: SAMT on Hadoop with n-best alignments", 18-25.

Ma, Yanjun / Tinsley, John / Hassan, Hany / Du, Jinhua / Way, Andy: "Exploiting alignment techniques in MATREX: the DCU machine translation system for IWSLT 2008", 26-33.

Bertoldi, Nicola / Cattoni, Roldano / Federico, Marcello / Barbaiani, Madalina: "FBK @ IWSLT-2008", 34-38.

Lepage, Yves / Lardilleux, Adrien / Gosme, Julien / Manguin, Jean-Luc: "The GREYC machine translation system for the IWSLT 2008 evaluation campaign", 39-45.

Chen, Boxing / Xiong, Deyi / Zhang, Min / Aw, Aiti / Li, Haizhou: "I2r multi-pass machine translation system for IWSLT 2008", 46-51.

Liu, Yang / He, Zhongjun / Mi, Haitao / Huang, Yun / Feng, Yang / Jiang, Wenbin / Lu, Yajuan / Liu, Qun: "The ICT system description for IWSLT 2008", 52-57.

Besacier, Laurent / Ben-Youssef, A. / Blanchon, Hervé: "The LIG Arabic/English speech translation system at IWSLT08", 58-62.

Schwenk, Holger / Estève, Yannick / Rauf, Sadaf Abdul: "The LIUM Arabic/English statistical machine translation system for IWSLT 2008", 63-68.

Shen, Wade / Delaney, Brian / Anderson, Tim / Slyh, Ray: "The MIT-LL/AFRL IWSLT-2008 MT system", 69-76.

Utiyama, Masao / Finch, Andrew / Okuma, Hideo / Paul, Michael / Cao, Hailong / Yamamoto, Hirofumi / Yasuda, Keiji / Sumita, Eiichiro: "The NICT/ATR speech translation system for IWSLT 2008", 77-84.

He, Yanqing / Zhang, Jiajun / Li, Maoxi / Fang, Licheng / Chen, Yufeng / Zhou, Yu / Zong, Chengqing: "The CASIA statistical machine translation system for IWSLT 2008", 85-91.

Sudoh, Katsuhito / Watanabe, Taro / Suzuki, Jun / Tsukada, Hajime / Isozaki, Hideki: "NTT statistical machine translation system for IWSLT 2008", 92-97.

Lee, Jonghoon / Lee, Gary Geunbae: "POSTECH machine translation system for IWSLT 2008 evaluation campaign", 98-103.

Carter, Simon / Monz, Christof / Yahyaei, Sirvan: "The QMUL system description for IWSLT 2008", 104-107.

Vilar, David / Stein, Daniel / Zhang, Yuqi / Matusov, Evgeny / Mauser, Arne / Bender, Oliver / Mansour, Saab / Ney, Hermann: "The RWTH machine translation system for IWSLT 2008", 108-115.

Khalilov, Maxim / Costa-jussà, Marta R. / Henríquez, Carlos A. / Fonollosa, José A. R. / Hernández, Adolfo / Mariño, José B. / Banchs, Rafael E. / Boxing, Chen / Zhang, Min / Aw, Aiti / Li, Haizhou: "The TALP&I2r SMT systems for IWSLT 2008", 116-123.

Wang, Haifeng / Wu, Hua / Hu, Xiaoguang / Liu, Zhanyi / Li, Jianfeng / Ren, Dengjun / Niu, Zhengyu: "The TCH machine translation system for IWSLT 2008", 124-131.

Murakami, Jin'ichi / Tokuhisa, Masato / Ikehara, Satoru: "Statistical machine translation without long parallel sentences for training data", 132-137.

Mermer, Coşkun / Kaya, Hamza / Güneş, Ömer Farukhan / Doğan, Mehmet Uğur: "The tÜbİTAK-UEKAE statistical machine translation system for IWSLT 2008", 138-142.

Technical Papers

Bertoldi, Nicola / Barbaiani, Madalina / Federico, Marcello / Cattoni, Roldano: "Phrase-based statistical machine translation with pivot languages", 143-149.

Bond, Francis / Nichols, Eric / Appling, Darren Scott / Paul, Michael: "Improving statistical machine translation by paraphrasing the training data", 150-157.

, Alain Désilets / , Marta Stojanovic / , Jean-François Lapointe / , Rick Rose / , Aarthi Reddy: "Evaluating productivity gains of hybrid ASR-MT systems for translation dictation", 158-165.

Kao, C.-L. / Saleem, S. / Prasad, R. / Choi, F. / Natarajan, P. / Stallard, D. / Krstovski, K. / Kamali, M.: "Rapid development of an English/farsi speech-to-speech translation system", 166-173.

Kolss, Muntsin / Wölfel, Matthias / Kraft, Florian / Niehues, Jan / Paulik, Matthias / Waibel, Alex: "Simultaneous German-English lecture translation", 174-181.

Schwenk, Holger: "Investigations on large-scale lightly-supervised training for statistical machine translation", 182-189.

Vilar, David / Stein, Daniel / Ney, Hermann: "Analysing soft syntax features and heuristics for hierarchical phrase based machine translation", 190-197.

Zens, Richard / Ney, Hermann: "Improvements in dynamic programming beam search for phrase-based statistical machine translation", 198-205.