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15/12/2015

The paper

 L. Bentivogli, N. Bertoldi, M. Cettolo, M. Federico, M. Negri, M. Turchi,  "Evaluation of Adaptive Machine Translation for Human Post-Editing"

has been accepted for publication in the IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing.

04/12/2015

Presentation by Josè at the Second Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics of the work:

Hamed Zamani, Josè G. C. de Souza, Matteo Negri, Marco Turchi and Daniele Falavigna

"Reference-free and Confidence-independent Binary Quality Estimation for Automatic Speech Recognition"

03/12/2015

Sebastian Stüker presents on behalf of Marcello the overview paper:

Mauro Cettolo, Jan Niehues, Sebastian Stüker, Luisa Bentivogli and Marcello Federico

Report on the 12th IWSLT Evaluation Campaign, IWSLT 2015

12th International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation, Da Nang, Vietnam, 2015

26/11/2015

Marco Trombetti and Marcello Federico presented a tutorial on machine translation and the MateCat tool at the 37th Translating and the Computer Conference, in London. 

02/11/2015

Two papers were presented at the MT Summit XV (Miami, Florida, October 30 – November 3, 2015).

13/10/2015

Marcello Federico presented the MMT project at the TAUS Annual Conference, 12-13 October 2015, San Josè, California.

25/09/2015

Our students Josè Camargo de Souza, Nick Ruiz and Amin Farajian participated to the Google NLP PhD Summit 2015, held at Google Zurich on 23 - 26 September 2015.

22/09/2015

Marcello Federico attended the Facebook Faculty Summit that was held in London on 22 Sept 2015.  About 100 people were invited to the meeting,  including FB people from USA and Europe and externals from Europe. The meeting was organised in four separate tracks: machine learning, security, programming languages, and systems. The purpose of the meeting was to update participants about FB's research agenda and activities and to foster collaborations with the invited researchers.  MF gave a short presentation about the ideas developed in MateCat and the MMT project. 

10/09/2015

I'm glad to announce that Nick Ruiz was awarded the Best Student Paper Award at the INTERSPEECH Conference in Dresden (Germany) for the joint FBK-Microsoft research paper:

"Adapting Machine Translation Models toward Misrecognized Speech with Text-to-Speech Pronunciation Rules and Acoustic Confusability"

by Nicholas Ruiz, Qin Gao, William Lewis, Marcello Federico.

INTERSPEECH is among the world largest conferences on Speech and Language Technology (746 papers presented this year).

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