Proceedings of


Fourth Workshop on

Syntax and Structure in

Statistical Translation

Dekai Wu (ed.)

COLING 2010/SIGMT Workshop

23rd International Conference on Computational Linguistics

Beijing, China

28 August 2010


Table of contents




Marc Dymetman and Nicola Cancedda: Intersecting hierarchical and phrase-based models of translation: formal aspects and algorithms. .. pp.1-9


Markus Saers, Joakim Nivre, and Dekai Wu: A systematic comparison between inversion transduction grammar and linear transduction grammar for word alignment….pp.10-18


Jie Jiang, Jinhua Du, Andy Way: Source-side syntactic reordering patterns with functional words for improved phrase-based SMT…. pp.19-27


Hailong Cao, Andrew Finch, and Eiichiro Sumita: Syntactic constraints on phrase extraction for phrase-based machine translation. … pp.28-33


Prasanth Kolachina, Sriram Venkatapathy, Srinivas Bangalore, Sudheer Kolachina, Avinesh PVS: Phrase-based decoding using a discriminative model….pp.34-42


Ventsislav Zhechev and Josef van Genabith: Seeding statistical machine translation with translation memory output through tree-based structural alignment…pp.43-51


Chi-kiu Lo and Dekai Wu: Semantic vs. syntactic vs. n-gram structure for machine translation evaluation….pp.52-60


Ines Turki Khemakhem, Salma Jamoussi, and Abdelmajid Ben Hamadou: Arabic morpho-syntactic feature disambiguation in a translation context. …pp.61-65


Sriram Venkatapathy, Rajeev Sangal, Aravind Joshi, and Karthik Gali: A discriminative approach to dependency based statistical machine translation….pp.66-74


Mahsa Mohaghegh, Abdolhossein Sarrafzadeh, and Tom Moir: Improved language modeling for English-Persian statistical machine translation….pp.75-82


Thoudam Doren Singh and Sivaji Bandyopadhyay: Manipuri-English bidirectional statistical machine translation systems using morphology and dependency relations….pp.83-91


Maxim Khalilov and Khalil Sima’an: A discriminative syntactic model for source permutation via tree transduction….pp.92-100


Yanjun Ma and Andy Way: HMM word-to-phrase alignment with dependency constraints….pp.101-109


Andreas Zollmann and Stephan Vogel: New parameterizations and features for PSCFG-based machine translation….pp.110-117


Yvette Graham and Josef van Genabith: Deep syntax language models and statistical machine translation….pp.118-126