Paper: Building a Bilingual Lexicon Using Phrase-based Statistical Machine Translation via a Pivot Language

ACL ID C08-2032
Title Building a Bilingual Lexicon Using Phrase-based Statistical Machine Translation via a Pivot Language
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Poster Session
Year 2008
Authors

This paper proposes a novel method for building a bilingual lexicon through a pivot language by using phrase-based statisti- cal machine translation (SMT). Given two bilingual lexicons between language pairs L f –L p and L p –L e , we assume these lexi- cons as parallel corpora. Then, we merge the extracted two phrase tables into one phrase table between L f and L e . Fi- nally, we construct a phrase-based SMT system for translating the terms in the lex- icon L