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Domain Adaptation for Machine Translation by Mining Unseen Words

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Domain Adaptation for Machine Translation by Mining Unseen Words
We show that unseen words account for a large part of the translation error when moving to new domains. Using an extension of a recent approach to mining translations from comparable corpora (Haghighi et al., 2008), we are able to find translations for otherwise OOV terms. We show several approaches to integrating such translations into a phrasebased translation system, yielding consistent improvements in translations quality (between
Hal Daumé III, Jagadeesh Jagarlamudi
Added 24 Aug 2011
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Type Journal
Year 2011
Where ACL
Authors Hal Daumé III, Jagadeesh Jagarlamudi
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