The Edinburgh/LMU Hierarchical Machine Translation System for WMT 2016

Matthias Huck, Alexander Fraser, Barry Haddow

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This paper describes the hierarchical phrase-based machine translation system built jointly by the University of Edinburgh and the University of Munich (LMU) for the shared translation task at the ACL 2016 First Conference on Machine Translation (WMT16). The WMT16 Edinburgh/LMU system was trained for translation of news domain texts from English into Romanian. We participated in the shared task for machine translation of news under “constrained” conditions, i.e. using the provided training data only.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the First Conference on Machine Translation, Volume 2: Shared Task Papers
Place of PublicationBerlin, Germany
PublisherAssociation for Computational Linguistics
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)978-1-945626-10-4
Publication statusPublished - 12 Aug 2016
EventFirst Conference on Machine Translation - Berlin, Germany
Duration: 11 Aug 201612 Aug 2016


ConferenceFirst Conference on Machine Translation
Abbreviated titleWMT16
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