IFTT 89

Harmonizing Human Beings And Computers in Translation

International Forum for Translation Technology

April 26 28, 1989

Venue: Оiso Hotel

Host: Japan Electronic Industry Development Association

 

PROGRAM

April 26

10:0010:10 Opening Ceremony

Opening Addresses
M. Nagao Conference Chairman

Y. Honda MITI

10:1010:30 Keynote Speech

M. Nagao Conference Chairman

10:3012:00 A Japanese View of Machine Translation in the light of the Considerations and Recommendations Reported by ALPAC, U. S. A.

"Current Situation of MT Technology" (Report)
Chairman : M. Nagao Kyoto Univ.

Reporter : H. Nomura Kyushu Institute

of Technology

13:3014:30 "Current Situation of MT Usage" (Report)
Chairman M. Nagao Kyoto Univ.
Reporter S. Ishizaki ETL

15:0018:00 Panel Discussion

Chairman : M. Nagao Kyoto Univ.

Panelists : M. Kay XEROX

M. Vasconcellos PAHO
A. Kubota MITI

H. Nomura Kyushu Institute

of Technology
S. Ishizaki ETL

H. Uchida Fujitsu Lab.

S. Iwashita Inter Group

April 27

9:3010:30 "Variations of MT Utilization"

Chairman : H. Nomura Kyushu Institute of

Technology Speakers:

MT VAN

T. Tanaka -Fujitsu FIP

Translation Support

A. Melby USA

MT Utilization of PAHO

M. Vasconcellos PAHO MT Utilization of EC

I.M.Pigott EC

13:3015:00 "MT Utilization Technology"

Chairman :

S. Ishizaki ETL

J. Tsujii Manchester Univ.

Speakers:

MT Utilization

V. Lawson Translations Consultant

Translation Support Functions (Pre-edit, Post-edit)

N. Yamasaki Hitachi

Machine Translation Evaluation & Text Examples

S. Ishizaki ETL

Control Language

H. Uchida Fujitsu Lab.

Translator's Workbench

S. Amano Toshiba

April 28

9:3010:30 Panel Discussion

"Expectations for MT"
Chairman:
H. Tanaka Tokyo Institute of

Technology Panelists :

V. Lawson Translations Consultant

L Rolling EC

Ming Tsui Canadian Government

A. Uehara CICC

T. Arai Japan Translation Association

13:3015:30 "Toward More Advanced MT" Chairman:

M. Nagao Kyoto Univ.

Panelists:

Y. Wilks New Mexico State Univ.

M. King ISSCO

H. Tanaka Tokyo Institute of

Technology
T. Yokoi EDR

J. Tsujii Manchester Univ.