Edinburgh system description for the 2006 TC-STAR spoken language translation evaluation

Abhishek Arun, Amittai Axelrod, Alexandra Birch, Chris Callison-Burch, Hieu Hoang, Philipp Koehn, Miles Osborne, David Talbot

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In this paper we describe the Edinburgh University statistical machine translation
system, as used for the TC-STAR 2006 evaluation campaign. We participated in the primary. Final Text Edition track for the Spanish to English and English to Spanish translation tasks,using only the provided datasets for training our translation and language models. We obtained the highest WNM/Recall score in both language pairs and had competitive results for all other evaluation metrics.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings for TC-STAR Workshop on Speech-to-Speech Translation
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 2006
EventTC-STAR Workshop on Speech-to-Speech Translation - Barcelona, Spain
Duration: 19 Jun 200621 Jun 2006


ConferenceTC-STAR Workshop on Speech-to-Speech Translation


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