Paper: Adapting An Example-Based Translation System To Chinese

ACL ID H01-1002
Title Adapting An Example-Based Translation System To Chinese
Venue Human Language Technologies
Session Main Conference
Year 2001
Authors

We describe an Example-Based Machine Translation (EBMT) sys- tem and the adaptations and enhancementsmade to create a Chinese- English translation system from the Hong Kong legal code and var- ious other bilingual resources available from the Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC). 1. BACKGROUND We describe an Example-Based Machine Translation (EBMT) system and the adaptations and enhancements made to create a Chinese-English translation system from the Hong Kong legal code and various other bilingual resources available from the Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC). The EBMT software [1, 3] used for the experiments described here is a shallow system which can function using nothing more than sentence-alignedplaintext and a bilingual dictionary; and given sufficient parallel text, the dictionary can...