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Full Title: 7th Workshop on Building and Using Comparable Corpora

      
Short Title: BUCC 2014
Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Start Date: 27-May-2014 - 27-May-2014
Contact: Pierre Zweigenbaum
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://comparable.limsi.fr/bucc2014/
Meeting Description: Motivation:

In the language engineering and the linguistics communities, research in comparable corpora has been motivated by two main reasons. In language engineering, on the one hand, it is chiefly motivated by the need to use comparable corpora as training data for statistical Natural Language Processing applications such as statistical machine translation or cross-lingual retrieval. In linguistics, on the other hand, comparable corpora are of interest in themselves by making possible inter-linguistic discoveries and comparisons. It is generally accepted in both communities that comparable corpora are documents in one or several languages that are comparable in content and form in various degrees and dimensions. We believe that the linguistic definitions and observations related to comparable corpora can improve methods to mine such corpora for applications of statistical NLP. As such, it is of great interest to bring together builders and users of such corpora.
Linguistic Subfield: Computational Linguistics
LL Issue: 25.77

This is a session of the following meeting:
Language Resources and Evaluation Conference

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