Large-scale multiple language translation accelerator at the United Nations

Bruno Pouliquen, Cecilia Elizalde, Marcin Junczys-Dowmunt, Christophe Mazenc, José García-Verdugo

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Described is a large-scale implementation of a Moses-based machine translation system in the United Nations aiming at accelerating the work of translators. The system (called TAPTA4UN) has been trained on extensive parallel corpora in 6 languages. Both automatic and human evaluations are provided. The system is now used in production by professional translators. The technical challenges of scalability and the final evaluation by users are also described.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication14th Machine Translation Summit
EditorsK. Sima’an, M. L. Forcada, D. Grasmick, H. Depraetere, A. Way
Place of PublicationNice, France
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 2013


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