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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Name: Marcin  Junczys-Dowmunt
Institution: Adam Mickiewicz University
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Homepage: http://www.staff.amu.edu.pl/~junczys
State and/or Country: US
Poland   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Computational Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Translation
Subject Language(s): French
German
Polish
Spanish
Selected Publications: A Maximum Entropy Approach to Translation Rule Filtering
It's all about the Trees - Towards a Hybrid Machine Translation System.
Influence of accurate compound noun splitting on bilingual vocabulary extraction
Courses Taught: Computational Linguistics, Programming for Linguists
Dissertation Abstract: German Compound Nouns and their Polish Equivalents: Automatic extraction, analysis and verification based on parallel corpora



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