Paper: A Method Of Utilizing Domain And Language Specific Constraints In Dialogue Translation

ACL ID C92-2113
Title A Method Of Utilizing Domain And Language Specific Constraints In Dialogue Translation
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1992
Authors
  • Masami Suzuki (ATR Interpreting Telephony Research Laboratories, Osaka Japan)

One of the characteristics of dialogue translation is that it is strongly dependent on the situation or the communicative goal where the utterance is spoken. Moreover, the distance between the language pair is great, the possibilities of the transfer diverse and it would be difficult to guarantee the equivalence of translation. In this article, we propose a method of utilizing do- main and language specific constraints from the view~ point of transfer phase in a dialogue translation sys- tem. q~ansfer processing sometimes requires various kinds of information: e.g., domain knowledge for el- lipsis resolution, language dependent communicative structures(focus, theme, rheme,...). Our standpoint is that there are certain language specific strategies on producing utterances in commu- nication....