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Date: Wed, 28 Sep 94 19:00:41 PDAMTA-94: Final Program
From: Joseph Pentheroudakis <josephpmicrosoft.com>
Subject: AMTA-94: Final Program



 TECHNOLOGY PARTNERSHIPS FOR CROSSING THE LANGUAGE BARRIER
 First Conference of the
 ASSOCIATION FOR MACHINE TRANSLATION IN THE AMERICAS
 Columbia Inn
 Columbia, Maryland
 October 5-8, 1994
 Sponsored in part by Globalink, Inc., and Logos Corporation
 For registration information, please contact Jane Zorrilla,
 AMTA-94 registrar (fax: (407) 624-2703, phone: (407) 624-8211).

 WEDNESDAY 5 OCTOBER

 Tutorials:

 9:00-noon
 - Choosing an MT System
 Karin Spalink, Claudia Gdaniec, Marjorie Leon,
 Veronica Lawson, Muriel Vasconcellos
 - Intellectual Property Rights and MT
 Leighton Chong

 2:00-5:00 pm:
 - MT in the 1990s
 Muriel Vasconcellos
 - Interlingual MT
 Sergei Nirenburg, David Farwell, and Boyan Onyshkevych

 7:00-9:00 Welcoming Reception

 THURSDAY 6 OCTOBER

 9:00--9:05 Opening
 Muriel Vasconcellos
 9:05--9:50 Keynote: Partnerships in Machine Translation
 Jaime Carbonell, Carnegie Mellon University
 9:50-10:35 Invited Talk: The Current Status of Machine
 Translation in Europe
 Maghi King, ISSCO, University of Geneva

 10:35-11:00 Break

 11:00-12:30 (parallel sessions A and B)
 (A) PANEL 1:
 Is MT Research Doing Any Good?

 (B) SPECIALIZED APPLICATIONS:
 - Demo: SPANAM (tm) and ENGSPAN (tm)
 Marjorie Leon and Julia Aymerich
 - Demo: CompuServe: Machine Translation on CompuServe Forums
 Mary Flanagan
 - Demo: The Klingon Machine Translation Project: The Klingon
 Language Analyzer
 d'Armond Speers

 12:30--1:30 Lunch

 1:30--3:30 (parallel sessions A and B)
 (A) ISSUES IN EVALUATION:
 - The ARPA MT Evaluation Methodologies: Evolution, Lessons,
 and Future Approaches
 John S. White, Theresa A. O'Connell, Francis E. O'Mara
 - Technical Evaluation of MT Systems from the Developer's
 Point of View: Exploiting Test-Sets for Quality Evaluation
 H. Isahara, H. Uchino, S. Ogino, T. Okunishi,
 S. Kinoshita, S. Shibata, T. Sugio, Y. Takayama, S. Doi,
 T. Nagano, M. Narita, H. Nomura
 - Error Classification for MT Evaluation
 Mary Flanagan
 - PaTrans - An MT System: Development and Implementation of
 and Experiences from an MT-system
 Viggo Hansen

 (B) GENERAL SYSTEMS:
 - Demo: SIETEC: The METAL System
 Lutz Graunitz
 - Demo: Globalink, Inc.: Power Translator
 Tom Knupp
 - Demo: Logos Corporation: Logos Intelligent Translation
 System
 Winfield Scott Bennett
 - Demo: SYSTRAN: Demonstration and Company Profile
 Stephen Dakis

 3:30--4:00 Break

 4:00--5:30
 Panel 2
 The Role of MT Evaluation

 Evening: Harbor Cruise (depart Columbia Inn at 6:00 pm;
 return at 10:00 pm)

 FRIDAY 7 OCTOBER

 9:00-10:30 (parallel sessions A and B)
 (A) TRANSLATABILITY:
 - The Logos Translatability Index
 Claudia Gdaniec
 - Internationalization and Translatability
 David Kumhyr, Carla Merrill, Karin Spalink
 - Using Bi-textual Alignment for Translation Validation: the
 TransCheck system
 Elliott Macklovitch

 (B) SPEECH TRANSLATION:
 - An Adaptation of Lexical Conceptual Structures to
 Multilingual Processing in an Existing Text Understanding
 System
 Bonnie Glover Stalls, Robert Belvin, Alfredo Arnaiz,
 Christine Montgomery, Robert Stumberger
 - Demo: Language Systems, Inc.: Machine-Aided Voice
 Translation (MAVT): Advanced Development Model
 Christine Montgomery, Bonnie Glover Stalls, Robert
 Stumberger, Naicong Li, Robert Belvin, Alfredo Arnaiz,
 Susan Hirsh Litenatsky
 - Demo: ATR: Transfer-Driven Machine Translation
 Osamu Furuse

 10:30-11:00 Break

 11:00-12:30 (parallel sessions A and B)
 (A) PANEL 3:
 The Economics of MT

 (B) PANGLOSS:
 - Integrating Translations from Multiple Sources within the
 PANGLOSS Mark III Machine Translation System
 Robert Frederking, Sergei Nirenburg, David Farwell, Steven
 Helmreich, Eduard Hovy, Kevin Knight, Stephen Beale,
 Constantine Domashnev, Donalee Attardo, Dean Grannes, Ralf
 Brown
 - PANGLYZER: Spanish Language Analysis System
 David Farwell, Steven Helmreich, Wanying Jin, Mark Casper,
 Jim Hargrave, Hugo Molina-Salgado, Fuliang Weng
 - Demo: PANGLOSS
 Jaime Carbonell, David Farwell, Robert Frederking, Steven
 Helmreich, Eduard Hovy, Kevin Knight, Lori Levin, Tom
 McGinnis, Sergei Nirenburg

 12:30--1:30 Lunch

 1:30--3:00 (parallel sessions A and B)
 (A) PANEL 4:
 The Voices of Experience: MT in Operational Settings

 (B) KNOWLEDGE-BASED MT:
 - Interlingua vs. Transfer? Knowledge Sharing Across Projects
 Nadia Mesli
 - Representing Text Meaning for Multilingual Knowledge-Based
 Machine Translation
 Lynn Carlson, Elizabeth Cooper, Ronald Dolan, Steven
 Maiorano
 - Demo: KANT: Knowledge-Based, Accurate Natural Language
 Translation
 Teruko Mitamura, Eric Nyberg, Jaime Carbonell

 3:00--3:30 (parallel sessions A and B)
 (A) Q & A on PC-Based MT: Commercial PC-Based Machine
 Translation Software Packages
 L. Chris Miller

 (B) Demo: LogoVista E to J
 John Richards

 3:30--4:00 Break

 4:00--5:00 (parallel sessions A and B)
 (A) SUBLANGUAGES:
 - Reengineering Linguistic Resources for Machine Translation
 in Medical Applications
 G. Deville, E. Herbigniaux, P. Mousel and G. Thienpont
 - Towards Text-Based Machine Translation
 Joerg Schuetz and Baerbel Ripplinger

 (B) FRONT-END EDITING SYSTEMS:
 - Carnegie Group, Inc.: ClearCheck Demonstration
 Peggy Andersen
 - Demo Smart Systems
 John Smart

 5:00--6:00 AMTA Business Meeting, Ellicott Room

 Evening: Banquet (Depart Columbia Inn at 6:30;
 return at 10:00)

 SATURDAY 8 OCTOBER

 9:00-10:30 (parallel sessions A and B)
 (A) USING STATISTICS:
 - Aligning Noisy Parallel Corpora Across Language Groups:
 Word Pair Feature Matching by Dynamic Time Warping
 Pascale Fung and Kathleen McKeown
 - Using Partially Aligned Parallel Text and Part-of-Speech
 Information in Word Alignment
 Jyun-Sheng Chang and Huey-Chyun Chen
 - Integrating Knowledge Bases and Statistics in MT
 Kevin Knight, Ishwar Chander, Matthew Haines, Vasileios
 Hatzivassiloglou, Eduard Hovy, Masayo Iida, Steve K. Luk,
 Akitoshi Okumura, Richard Whitney, Kenji Yamada

 (B) RESOURCES 1: GRAMMAR
 - Korean to English Translation Using Synchronous TAGs
 D. Egedi, M. Palmer, H.S. Park, A. Joshi
 - Complex Verb Transfer Phenomena in the SLT System
 Bjorn Gamback and Ivan Bretan
 - A Parameter-Based Message-Passing Parser for MT of
 Korean and English
 Dekang Lin, Bonnie Dorr, Jye-hoon Lee, and Sungki Suh

 10:30-11:00 Break

 11:00-12:30 (parallel sessions A and B)
 (A) VISIONS FOR THE FUTURE:
 - Stylistic Choice in Machine Translation
 Chrysanne DiMarco
 - A Hybrid Approach to Multilingual Text Processing:
 Information Extraction and Machine Translation
 Chinatsu Aone, Hatte Blejer, Mary Ellen Okurowski and
 Carol Van Ess-Dykema
 - From Machine Translation to Automatic Spoken Language
 Interpretation
 Dieter Huber

 (B) RESOURCES 2: LEXICON
 - Lexicon-to-Ontology Concept Association Using a Bilingual
 Dictionary
 Akitoshi Okumura and Eduard Hovy
 - The Case for a MT Developers' Tool with a Two-Component
 View of the Interlingua
 Bonnie Dorr and Clare Voss
 - Learning an English-Chinese Lexicon from a Parallel Corpus
 Dekai Wu and Xuanyin Xia

 12:30--1:30 Lunch

 1:30--3:00
 Panel 5: Future Directions in MT

 3:00--3:15 Break

 3:15--4:00 Invited Talk: Past, Present, and Future of MT
 Developments
 John Hutchins, University of East Anglia

 4:00--4:05 Close

 ***
 Registration fees:
 Conference:
 Active Member, AMTA: $150.00
 Assoc. Member, AMTA: $200.00
 Member of EAMT or AAMT: $200.00
 Nonmember: $220.00

 Tutorials:
 Active or corp/inst member, AMTA: $95.00
 Others: $120.00

 The Site
 Situated on 10 wooded acres along the shore of Lake Kittamaqundi, the
 Columbia Inn offers opportunities for recreation and is also close to
 first-class restaurants and entertainment.
 Participants should make their reservations directly with the
 Columbia Inn (Wincopin Circle, Columbia, Maryland 21044, 800/638-2817
 or 410/730-3900).
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