CMU System Combination in WMT 2011

Kenneth Heafield, Alon Lavie

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This paper describes our submissions, cmu-heafield-combo, to the ten tracks of the 2011 Workshop on Machine Translation’s system combination task. We show how the combination scheme operates by flexibly aligning system outputs then searching a space constructed from the alignments. Humans judged our combination the best on eight of ten tracks.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the Sixth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation
Place of PublicationEdinburgh, Scotland
PublisherAssociation for Computational Linguistics
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2011

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