Sara Stymne's publications

2012

  • Sara Stymne. Text Harmonization Strategies for Phrase-Based Statistical Machine Translation. PhD thesis, Linköping University, Sweden. 2012. (info, pdf)
  • Sara Stymne. Clustered word classes for preordering in statistical machine translation. Proceedings of the Joint Workshop on Unsupervised and Semi-Supervised Learning in NLP (ROBUS-UNSUP 2012). Pages 28-34. April 24, 2012. Avignon, France. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne and Lars Ahrenberg. On the practice of error analysis for machine translation evaluation. Proceedings of the Eight International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'12). Pages 1786-1790. May 23-25, 2012. Istanbul, Turkey. (pdf)
  • Maria Holmqvist, Sara Stymne, Lars Ahrenberg and Magnus Merkel. Alignment-based reordering for SMT. Proceedings of the Eight International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'12). Pages 3436-3440. May 23-25, 2012. Istanbul, Turkey. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne, Henrik Danielsson, Sofia Bremin, Hongzhan Hu, Johanna Karlsson, Anna Prytz Lillkull and Martin Wester. Eye Tracking as a Tool for Machine Translation Error Analysis. Proceedings of the Eight International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'12). Pages 1121-1126. May 23-25, 2012. Istanbul, Turkey. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne. Using a Grammar Checker and its Error Typology for Annotation of Statistical Machine Translation Errors. Accepted to the post proceeedings of the 24th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics. To be published in 2012.
2011
  • Sara Stymne and Nicola Cancedda. Productive Generation of Compound Words in Statistical Machine Translation. In Proceedings of the Sixth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation (WMT11). Pages 250-260. July 30-31, 2011. Edinburgh, Scotland. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne. Spell Checking Techniques for Replacement of Unknown Words and Data Cleaning for Haitian Creole SMS Translation. In Proceedings of the Sixth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation (WMT11). Pages 470-477. July 30-31, 2011. Edinburgh, Scotland. (pdf)
  • Maria Holmqvist, Lars Ahrenberg & Sara Stymne. Experiments with word alignment, normalization and clause reordering for SMT between English and German. In Proceedings of the Sixth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation (WMT11). Pages 393-398. July 30-31, 2011. Edinburgh, Scotland. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne. Blast: A Tool for Error Analysis of Machine Translation Output. In Proceedings of the ACL-HLT 2011 System Demonstrations. Pages 56-61. June 19-24, 2011. Portland, Oregon, USA. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne. Pre- and Postprocessing for Statistical Machine Translation into Germanic Languages. In Proceedings of the ACL 2011 Student Session. Pages 12-17. June 19-24, 2011. Portland, Oregon, USA. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne. Definite Noun Phrases in Statistical Machine Translation into Scandinavian Languages. In Proceedings of the 15th conference of the European Association for Machine Translation (EAMT 2011). Pages 289-296. May 30-31, 2011. Leuven, Belgium. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne. Iterative reordering and word alignment for statistical MT. In Proceedings of the 18th Nordic Conference of Computational Linguistics (NODALIDA 2011) Pages 315-318. May 11-13, 2011. Riga, Latvia. (pdf)
2010
  • Sofia Bremin, Hongzhan Hu, Johanna Karlsson, Anna Prytz Lillkull, Martin Wester, Henrik Danielsson and Sara Stymne. Methods for human evaluation of machine translation. In Proceedings of the Swedish Language Technology Conference (SLTC2010). Pages 47-48. October 28-29, 2010. Linköping, Sweden. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne, Maria Holmqvist and Lars Ahrenberg. Vs and OOVs: Two Problems for Translation between German and English. In Proceedings of the Joint Fifth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation and MetricsMATR (WMT'10). Pages 183-188. July 15-16, 2010. Uppsala, Sweden. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne and Lars Ahrenberg. Using a Grammar Checker for Evaluation and Postprocessing of Statistical Machine Translation. In Proceedings of the Seventh Conference on International Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'10). Pages 2175-2181. May 19-21, 2010. Valletta, Malta. (pdf)
2009
  • Sara Stymne. Compound Processing for Phrase-Based Statistical Machine Translation. Licentiate thesis, Linköping University, Sweden. 2009. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne. Definite Noun Phrases in Statistical Machine Translation into Danish. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Extracting and Using Constructions in NLP. Pages 4-9. May 14, 2009. Odense, Denmark. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne. A Comparison of Merging Strategies for Translation of German Compounds. Proceedings of the Student Research Workshop at EACL 2009. Pages 61-69. April 2, 2009. Athens, Greece. (pdf)
  • Maria Holmqvist, Sara Stymne, Jody Foo and Lars Ahrenberg. Improving alignment for SMT by reordering and augmenting the training corpus. Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation (WMT09). Pages 120-124. March 30-31, 2009. Athens, Greece. (pdf)
2008
  • Maria Holmqvist, Lars Ahrenberg & Sara Stymne. High-precision Word Alignment with Parallel Phrases. In Proceedings of the Second Swedish Language Technology Conference (SLTC-08). Pages 45-46. November 20-21, 2008. Stockholm, Sweden. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne & Maria Holmqvist. Processing of Swedish Compounds for Phrase-Based Statistical Machine Translation. In Proceedings of the 12th annual conference of the European Association for Machine Translation (EAMT 2008). Pages 180-189. September 22-23, 2008. Hamburg, Germany. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne. German Compounds in Factored Statistical Machine Translation. In Proceedings of GoTAL, 6th International Conference on Natural Language Processing, ed: A. Ranta & B. Nordström, Springer LNCS/LNAI Volume 5221. Pages 464-475. August 25-27, 2008. Gothenburg, Sweden. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne, Maria Holmqvist & Lars Ahrenberg. Effects of Morphological Analysis in Translation between German and English. In Proceedings of the ACL 2008 Third Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation. Pages 135-138. June 19, 2008. Columbus, Ohio. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne. Experiments with Swedish-English Statistical Machine Translation. In Proceedings of the 3rd Baltic Conference on Human Language Technology (HLT07). Pages 303-309. October 4-5, 2007. Kaunas, Lithuania. (pdf)
2007
  • Maria Holmqvist, Sara Stymne & Lars Ahrenberg. Getting to know Moses: Initial experiments on German-English factored translation. In Proceedings of ACL 2007 Second Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation. Pages 181-184. June 23, 2007. Prague, Czech Republic. (pdf)
2006
  • Sara Stymne & Lars Ahrenberg. A Bilingual Grammar for Translation of English-Swedish Verb Frame Divergences. In Proceedings of the 11th Annual Conference of the European Association for Machine Translation (EAMT). Pages 9-17. June, 19-20, 2006. Oslo, Norway. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne. Swedish-English Verb Frame Divergences in a Bilingual Head-driven Phrase Structure Grammar for Machine Translation. Master's thesis, Linköpings universitet. 2006. (pdf)

Presentations

(other than those associated with conference publications)

  • Statistical machine translation @ LiU. Exhibition at the Linköping University Popular Science week 2011 (Populärvetenskapliga veckan). October 19, 2011. Linköping , Sweden.
  • Compound Merging Strategies for Statistical Machine Translation. Participating in the Student Research Competition at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference. September 28-October 2, 2010. Atlanta, USA.
  • A Grammar Checker as an Aid to Read Machine Translated Texts. Poster presentation at the 24th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics. August 25-27, 2010. Joensuu, Finland.
  • Using a Grammar Checker for Evaluation and Postprocessing of Statistical MT. Poster presentation at the SweCog spring 2010 conference. May 6-8, 2010. Umeå, Sweden.
  • Språkteknologi för tillgängliga e-tjänster (Language technology for accessible e-services). Exhibition at SICS Open House. April 21, 2010. Kista, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Compound processing for statistical machine translation of Germanic languages. Seminar at Xerox Research Centre Europe. January 29, 2009. Grenoble, France.
  • Compound processing for statistical machine translation. GSLT seminar. October 22, 2008. Gothenburg, Sweden. (abstract)
  • Swedish Curt: A simple dialogue system with "Clever use of reasoning tools". Demo and poster presentation at the 2008 GSLT retreat. January 25-27, 2008. Fiskebäckskil, Sweden. With Yvonne Samuelsson (Stockholm University).
  • Swedish grammars and MT: Status report. Presentation at the third DELPH-IN Summit. August 20-24, 2007. Berlin, Germany.
  • Some English-Swedish verb frame divergences in LKB. Presentation at the Workshop on Grammar Engineering at the 21st Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics. June 4, 2005, Trondheim, Norge. With Lars Ahrenberg.