Paper: CTM: An Example-Based Translation Aid System

ACL ID C92-4203
Title CTM: An Example-Based Translation Aid System
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1992
Authors
  • Satoshi Sato (Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Nomi Japan)

This paper describes a Japanese-English translation aid system, C'I'M, which has a usefid capability for flexible retrieval of texts from hilingaal corpora or translation databases. Translation examples (pairs of a text and its translation equivalent) are very helpful for us to translate the similar text. Our character-based best match retrieval method can re: trieve translation examples similar to the given input. This method has the following advantages: (1) this method accepts free-style translation examples, i.e., pairs of any text string and its translation equiva- lent, (2) morphological analysis is unnecessary, (3) this method accepts fl'ce-Myle inlmts (i.e. , any text strings) for retrieval. We show the retrieval examples with the following characteristic features: phrasal ex- pres...