International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT) 2004

Keihanna Science City, Kyoto, Japan
September 30-October 1, 2004

Overview of the IWSLT04 Evaluation Campaign

Yasuhiro Akiba (1), Marcello Federico (2), Noriko Kando (3), Hiromi Nakaiwa (1), Michael Paul (1), Jun'ichi Tsujii (4)

(1) ATR, Japan / (2) ITC-irst, Italy / (3) NII, Japan / (4) University of Tokyo, Japan

This paper gives an overview of the evaluation campaign results of the IWSLT041 workshop, which is organized by the C-STAR2 consortium to investigate novel speech translation technologies and their evaluation. The objectives of this workshop is to provide a framework for the applicability validation of existing machine translation evaluation methodologies to evaluate speech translation technologies. The workshop also strives to find new directions in how to improve current methods.

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Bibliographic reference.  Akiba, Yasuhiro / Federico, Marcello / Kando, Noriko / Nakaiwa, Hiromi / Paul, Michael / Tsujii, Jun'ichi (2004): "Overview of the IWSLT04 evaluation campaign", In IWSLT-2004, 1-12.