Paper: ONTS: Optima News Translation System

ACL ID E12-2006
Title ONTS: Optima News Translation System
Venue Annual Meeting of The European Chapter of The Association of Computational Linguistics
Session System Demonstration
Year 2012

We propose a real-time machine translation system that allows users to select a news category and to translate the related live news articles from Arabic, Czech, Danish, Farsi, French, German, Italian, Polish, Por- tuguese, Spanish and Turkish into English. The Moses-based system was optimised for the news domain and differs from other available systems in four ways: (1) News items are automatically categorised on the source side, before translation; (2) Named entity translation is optimised by recog- nising and extracting them on the source side and by re-inserting their translation in the target language, making use of a sep- arate entity repository; (3) News titles are translated with a separate translation sys- tem which is optimised for the specific style of news titles; (4) The syste...