Paper: Construction Of A Hierarchical Translation Memory

ACL ID C00-2172
Title Construction Of A Hierarchical Translation Memory
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 2000
Authors

_q}:anslation memories are t)ronfising devi('es for artt;omati(- translation. Their main weakuess, however, is poor coverage, on llllSeell {;ex|;. ]ill this t)at)er, l;he use of a hierarchical l;ransla- tion memory, (:onsisting of a ('as(:ade of finite si;~d;e transducers, is t)rot)os(;d. A mmfl)er of tr~nsdu(:e, rs is al)l)]ied to (;onverl; s(;ni;enee 1)airs fl:om a t)ilingual cortms into translation pat- terns, which are then used as a translation me, m- ory. Pr(;liminary results on the (]erman English V ERBMOIIIL ('orl)us a,re given.