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Fri Apr 21 2000

Confs: Workshop on Embedded MT Systems-ANLP/NAACL2000

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  1. Priscilla Rasmussen, Workshop on Embedded MT Systems (ANLP/NAACL2000)

Message 1: Workshop on Embedded MT Systems (ANLP/NAACL2000)

Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2000 17:05:08 EDT
From: Priscilla Rasmussen <>
Subject: Workshop on Embedded MT Systems (ANLP/NAACL2000)

 Call for Participation

 Workshop on Embedded MT Systems

 Thursday, May 4th, 2000
 Seattle, WA

 9:00 - 9:10 Overview

I. Embedded MT with Task Focus
 9:10 - 9:15 Introduction

 9:15 - 9:45 Stochastic Finite-State Models for 
 Spoken Language Machine Translation
 Srinivas Bangalore, Giuseppe Riccardi (AT&T Labs - Research)

 9:45 - 10:15 Mandarin-English Information (MEI): 
 Investigating Translingual Speech Retrieval
 Helen Meng (The Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong), 
 Sanjeev Khudanpur (Johns Hopkins U.), 
 Doug Oard (Univ. of Maryland), 
 Hsin-Min Wang (Academia Sinica, Taiwan)

10:15 - 10:40 Towards Translingual Information Access 
 Using Portable Information Extraction
 Michael White (CoGenTex, Inc.), Claire Cardie (Cornell) 
 Chung-hye Han (U Penn), Nari Kim (U Penn), 
 Benoit Lavoie (CoGenTex, Inc.), Martha Palmer (U Penn), 
 Owen Rambow (CoGenTex, Inc.), Juntae Yoon (U Penn)

10:40 - 11:10 BREAK (refreshments provided)

II. Embedded MT with Evaluation Focus
11:10 - 11:15 Introduction 

11:15 - 11:45 When is an Embedded MT System "Good Enough" for Filtering?
 Clare R. Voss (ARL), Carol Van Ess-Dykema (DOD)

11:45 - 12:15 Task Tolerance of MT Output in Integrated Text Processes
 John S. White, Jennifer B. Doyon, 
 Susan W. Talbott (Litton PRC)

12:15 - 1:30 LUNCH (not provided)

III. Preprocessing & Real-Time Focus
 1:30 - 1:35 Introduction

 1:35 - 2:05 Pre-processing Closed Captions for Machine Translation
 Davide Turcato, Fred Popowich, Paul McFetridge,
 Devlan Nicholson, Janine Toole 
 (Simon Fraser Univ. & Gavagai Technology Inc.)

 2:05 - 2:35 At Your Service: Embedded MT as a Service
 Florence Reeder (MITRE Corp.)

 2:35 - 3:05 TransType: a Computer-Aided Translation Typing System
 Phillipe Langlais, George Foster, Guy Lapalme 
 (RALI/DIRO - U. of Montreal)

 3:05 - 3:30 BREAK (refreshments provided) 

IV. Future Plans
 3:30 - ? Special Issue of MT Journal
 review draft call for papers,
 discuss submission schedule

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