International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT) 2009

Tokyo, Japan
December 1-2, 2009

Two Methods for Stabilizing MERT: NICT at IWSLT 2009

Masao Utiyama, Hirofumi Yamamoto, Eiichiro Sumita

MASTAR project, NICT, Keihanna Science City, Kyoto, Japan

This paper describes the NICT SMT system used in the International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT) 2009 evaluation campaign. We participated in the Challenge Task. Our system was based on a fairly common phrase-based machine translation system. We used two methods for stabilizing MERT.

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Bibliographic reference.  Utiyama, Masao / Yamamoto, Hirofumi / Sumita, Eiichiro (2009): "Two methods for stabilizing MERT: NICT at IWSLT 2009", In IWSLT-2009, 79-82.