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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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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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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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Papers presented at MT Summit XV

Two papers were presented at the MT Summit XV (Miami, Florida, October 30 – November 3, 2015).

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Presentation at the TAUS Conference

Marcello Federico presented the MMT project at the TAUS Annual Conference, 12-13 October 2015, San Josè, California.

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Presentations @ Google NLP PhD Summit 2015

Our students Josè Camargo de Souza, Nick Ruiz and Amin Farajian participated to the Google NLP PhD Summit 2015, held at Google Zurich on 23 - 26 September 2015.

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Presentation at Facebook's Faculty Summit

Marcello Federico attended the Facebook Faculty Summit that was held in London on 22 Sept 2015.  About 100 people were invited to the meeting,  including FB people from USA and Europe and externals from Europe. The meeting was organised in four separate tracks: machine learning, security, programming languages, and systems. The purpose of the meeting was to update participants about FB's research agenda and activities and to foster collaborations with the invited researchers.  MF gave a short presentation about the ideas developed in MateCat and the MMT project. 

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Best Student Paper Award at INTERSPEECH 2015

I'm glad to announce that Nick Ruiz was awarded the Best Student Paper Award at the INTERSPEECH Conference in Dresden (Germany) for the joint FBK-Microsoft research paper:

"Adapting Machine Translation Models toward Misrecognized Speech with Text-to-Speech Pronunciation Rules and Acoustic Confusability"

by Nicholas Ruiz, Qin Gao, William Lewis, Marcello Federico.

INTERSPEECH is among the world largest conferences on Speech and Language Technology (746 papers presented this year).

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Photo with Summer Internship Students

Thanks to Ondrej for sending us this nice picture, taken on 27 August 2015!

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eBay sponsorship

We are glad to acknowledge a financial gift from eBay Inc. to Marcello Federico in order to support research activities by the PhD students working in the HLT-MT research unit. 

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Short papers accepted at ACL 2015

List of the short papers accepted at ACL 2015

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Paper accepted at NAACL 2015

Title: Multitask Learning for Adaptive Quality Estimation of Automatically Transcribed Utterances

Authors: José G. C. de Souza, Hamed Zamani, Matteo Negri, Marco Turchi, Falavigna Daniele

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Papers accepted at ACL 2015

List of the papers accepted at ACL 2015

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