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PRELIMINARY PROGRAM (last update 26 Sept 2007)

A pdf version of the preliminary program is available here.

Monday 15 October 2007

Workshop Opening
08:00-08:45 Registration
08:45-09:00 Welcome
09:00-09:45
Overview of the IWSLT 2007 Evaluation Campaign
Cameron Shaw Fordyce

Technical Papers
09:45-10:15
A Comparison of Linguistically and Statistically Enhanced Models for Speech-to-Speech Machine Translation
Alicia Pérez, Víctor Guijarrubia, Raquel Justo, M. Inés Torres, Francisco Casacuberta

10:15-10:40 Coffee Break

10:40-11:10
Improved Chunk-level Reordering for Statistical Machine Translation
Yuqi Zhang, Richard Zens, Hermann Ney

11:10-11:40
The CMU TransTac 2007 Eyes-free and Hands-free Two-way Speech-to-Speech Translation System
Nguyen Bach, Matthias Eck, Paisarn Charoenpornsawat, Thilo Köhler, Sebastian Stüker, ThuyLinh Nguyen, Roger Hsiao, Alex Waibel, Stephan Vogel, Tanja Schultz, Alan W. Black

System Papers: Session 1
11:40-12:00
The CASIA Phrase-Based Statistical Machine Translation System for IWSLT 2007
Yu Zhou, Yanqing He, Chengqing Zong

12:00-12:10 Short Break

12:10-12:30
The University of Edinburgh System Description for IWSLT 2007
Josh Schroeder, Philipp Koehn

12:30-12:50
The GREYC Machine Translation System for the IWSLT 2007 Evaluation Campaign
Yves Lepage, Adrien Lardilleux

12:50-13:10
I²R Chinese-English Translation System for IWSLT 2007
Boxing Chen, Jun Sun, Hongfei Jiang, Min Zhang, Ai Ti Aw

13:10-14:20 Lunch



System Papers: Session 2
14:20-14:45
The CMU-UKA Statistical Machine Translation Systems for IWSLT 2007
Ian Lane, Andreas Zollmann, Thuy Linh Nguyen, Nguyen Bach, Ashish Venugopal, Stephan Vogel, Kay Rottmann, Ying Zhang, Alex Waibel

14:45-15:10
MaTrEx: the DCU Machine Translation System for IWSLT 2007
Hany Hassan, Yanjun Ma, Andy Way

15:10-15:35
FBK @ IWSLT 2007
Nicola Bertoldi, Mauro Cettolo, Roldano Cattoni, Marcello Federico

15:35-16:00
HKUST Statistical Machine Translation Experiments for IWSLT 2007
Yihai Shen, Chi-kiu Lo, Marine Carpuat, Dekai Wu

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break



System Papers: Session 3
16:30-16:55
The University of Maryland Translation System for IWSLT 2007
Christopher J. Dyer

16:55-17:20
The MIT-LL/AFRL IWSLT-2007 MT System
Wade Shen, Brian Delaney, Tim Anderson, Ray Slyh

17:20-17:45
The NICT/ATR Speech Translation System for IWSLT 2007
Andrew Finch, Etienne Denoual, Hideo Okuma, Michael Paul, Hirofumi Yamamoto, Keiji Yasuda, Ruiqiang Zhang, Eiichiro Sumita

17:45-18:10
Larger Feature Set Approach for Machine Translation in IWSLT 2007
Taro Watanabe, Jun Suzuki, Katsuhito Sudoh, Hajime Tsukada, Hideki Isozaki

Closing
18:10-18:15

Social Event
19:00-??:??


Tuesday 16 October 2007

Invited Talk
08:45-09:50
Source and Target Language Speech in Machine Translation
Enrique Vidal

System Papers: Session 4
09:50-10:10
The ICT Statistical Machine Translation Systems for IWSLT 2007
Zhongjun He, Haitao Mi, Yang Liu, Weihua Luo, Yun Huang, Zhixiang Ren,Yajuan Lu, Qun Liu

10:10-10:30
The INESC-ID IWSLT07 SMT System
João V. Graça, Diamantino Caseiro, Luisa Coheur

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-11:20
Using Word Posterior Probabilities in Lattice Translation
Vicente Alabau, Alberto Sanchis, Francisco Casacuberta

11:20-11:40
The LIG Arabic / English Speech Translation System at IWSLT 07
Laurent Besacier, Amar Mahdhaoui, Viet-Bac Le


System Papers: Session 5
11:40-12:00
NUDT Machine Translation System for IWSLT2007
Wen-Han Chao, Zhou-Jun Li

12:00-12:10 Short Break

12:10-12:30
MISTRAL: A Lattice Translation System for IWSLT 2007
Alexandre Patry, Philippe Langlais, Frédéric Béchet

12:30-12:50
Statistical Machine Translation using Large J/E Parallel Corpus and Long Phrase Tables
Jin'ichi Murakami, Masato Tokuhisa, Satoru Ikehara

12:50-13:10
The XMU SMT System for IWSLT 2007
Yidong Chen, Xiaodong Shi, Changle Zhou

13:10-14:20 Lunch


System Papers: Session 6
14:20-14:45
The RWTH Machine Translation System for IWSLT 2007
Arne Mauser, David Vilar, Gregor Leusch, Yuqi Zhang, Hermann Ney

14:45-15:10
The TALP Ngram-based SMT System for IWSLT 2007
Patrik Lambert, Marta R. Costa-jussá, Josep M. Crego, Maxim Khalilov, José B. Mariño, Rafael E. Banchs, José A.R. Fonollosa, Holger Schwenk

15:10-15:35
The TÜBITAK-UEKAE Statistical Machine Translation System for IWSLT 2007
Coskun Mermer, Hamza Kaya, Mehmet Ugur Dogan

15:35-16:00
The University of Washington Machine Translation System for the IWSLT 2007 Competition
Katrin Kirchhoff, Mei Yang

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break


Discussion Panel
16:30-17:30
Title: to be announced
Moderator: Philipp Koehn
Panelists: to be announced

Workshop Closing
17:30-17:40 Announcement of IWSLT 2008
17:40-17:45 Closing Remarks