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Long paper accepted at EMNLP 2016

Neural versus Phrase-Based Machine Translation Quality: a Case Study
Luisa Bentivogli, Arianna Bisazza, Mauro Cettolo and Marcello Federico

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Paper accepted in Natural Language Engineering

A transformation-driven approach for recognizing textual entailment

Roberto Zanoli and Silvia Colombo

Paper accepted in the DATABASE journal

A knowledge-poor approach to chemical-disease relation extraction
Firoj Alam, Anna Corazza, Alberto Lavelli, and Roberto Zanoli
Database Vol. 2016, baw071 doi:10.1093/database/baw071

Release of the WAGS dataset

WAGS, the English/Italian Word Alignment Gold Standard has been released. You can download it here

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Two demo papers accepted at ACL 2016

TMOP: A TOOL FOR UNSUPERVISED TRANSLATION MEMORY CLEANING
Masoud Jalili Sabet, Matteo Negri, Marco Turchi, José G. C. de Souza and Marcello Federico

TRANSCRATER: A TOOL FOR AUTOMATIC SPEECH RECOGNITION QUALITY ESTIMATION
Shahab Jalalvand, Matteo Negri, Marco Turchi, José G. C. de Souza and Falavigna Daniele

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Poster presentation at EAMT 2016

"Modern MT: A New Open-Source Machine Translation Platform for the Translation Industry"
U. Germann,  E. Barbu, L. Bentivogli, N. Bertoldi, N. Bogoychev, C. Buck, D. Caroselli, L. Carvalho, A. Cattelan, R. Cattoni, M. Cettolo, M. Federico, B. Haddow, D. Madl, L. Mastrostefano, P. Mathur, A. Ruopp, A. Samiotou, V. Sudharshan, M. Trombetti, J. van der Meer

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Short Paper accepted at ACL 2016

"An Unsupervised Method for Automatic Translation Memory Cleaning"
Masoud Jalili Sabet, Matteo Negri, Marco Turchi and Eduard Barbu

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Paper at LREC 2016 Workshop on Natural Language Processing for Translation Memories (NLP4TM)

"First Shared Task on Automatic Translation Memory Cleaning: Preparation and Lessons Learned"
Eduard Barbu, Carla Parra Escartín, Luisa Bentivogli, Matteo Negri, Marco Turchi, Marcello Federico, Luca Mastrostefano, Constantin Orasan

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Paper at LREC 2016 Workshop on Translation Evaluation

"The IWSLT Evaluation Campaign: Challenges, Achievements, Future Directions"
Luisa Bentivogli, Marcello Federico, Sebastian Stüker, Mauro Cettolo, Jan Niehues

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Paper at LREC 2016

"WAGS: A Beautiful English-Italian Benchmark Supporting Word Alignment Evaluation on Rare Words"    
Luisa Bentivogli, Mauro Cettolo, M. Amin Farajian, Marcello Federico.

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FactA @ Evalita 2016

In the contest of Evalita 2016, we are co-organizing FactA (Event Factuality Annotation), the first evaluation exercise for factuality profiling of events in Italian.

One paper accepted at Q4APS, WWW 2016

Title: Identifying User Issues and Request Types in Forum Question Posts based on Discourse Analysis

Authors: Agnes Sandor, Nikolaos Lagos, Ngoc Phuoc An Vo, Caroline Brun.

Four papers accepted at LREC 2016

"MEANTIME, the NewsReader Multilingual Event and Time Corpus", "Annotating opposition relations among Italian verb senses using crowdsourcing", "Classifying Temporal Relations with Simple Features", and "Corpora for Learning the Mutual Relationship between Semantic Relatedness and Textual Entailment"

Paper accepted in Computational Linguistics

A. Bisazza, M. Federico, "A Survey of Word Reordering in Statistical Machine Translation: Computational Models and Language Phenomena", Computational Linguistics, 2016. (Accepted for publication)

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Paper accepted at IEEE/ACM TASLP

The paper

 L. Bentivogli, N. Bertoldi, M. Cettolo, M. Federico, M. Negri, M. Turchi,  "Evaluation of Adaptive Machine Translation for Human Post-Editing"

has been accepted for publication in the IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing.

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Journal Paper

Vivi Nastase and Carlo Strapparava. knoWitiary: A Machine Readable Incarnation of Wiktionary. International Journal of Computational Linguistics and Applications. Vol. 6 No. 2 - December 2015

Presentation at IWSLT

Sebastian Stüker presents on behalf of Marcello the overview paper:

Mauro Cettolo, Jan Niehues, Sebastian Stüker, Luisa Bentivogli and Marcello Federico

Report on the 12th IWSLT Evaluation Campaign, IWSLT 2015

12th International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation, Da Nang, Vietnam, 2015

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Presentation at CLIC-IT

Presentation by Josè at the Second Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics of the work:

Hamed Zamani, Josè G. C. de Souza, Matteo Negri, Marco Turchi and Daniele Falavigna

"Reference-free and Confidence-independent Binary Quality Estimation for Automatic Speech Recognition"

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Tutorial at Translating and the Computer

Marco Trombetti and Marcello Federico presented a tutorial on machine translation and the MateCat tool at the 37th Translating and the Computer Conference, in London. 

http://www.translatingandthecomputer.com

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