From Phrase-Based MT towards Syntax-Based MT

David Chiang, University of Maryland

February 8, 2005


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Abstract

We explore two ways of extending phrase-based machine translation to incorporate insights from syntax.

Biography

David Chiang is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies. He received his PhD in Computer and Information Science from the University of Pennsylvania in 2004, under the supervision of Aravind K. Joshi. His research interests are in applying formal grammars to a variety of areas, including statistical machine translation, statistical natural language parsing, and biological sequence analysis.