Paper: Chinese-English Term Translation Mining Based On Semantic Prediction

ACL ID P06-2026
Title Chinese-English Term Translation Mining Based On Semantic Prediction
Venue Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics
Session Poster Session
Year 2006
Authors

Using abundant Web resources to mine Chinese term translations can be applied in many fields such as reading/writing as- sistant, machine translation and cross- language information retrieval. In mining English translations of Chinese terms, how to obtain effective Web pages and evaluate translation candidates are two challenging issues. In this paper, the ap- proach based on semantic prediction is first proposed to obtain effective Web pages. The proposed method predicts possible English meanings according to each constituent unit of Chinese term, and expands these English items using semantically relevant knowledge for searching. The refined related terms are extracted from top retrieved documents through feedback learning to construct a new query expansion for acquiring more effective W...