Open Source Machine Translation

From tools, to tricks, to projects: build a translation engine from Klingon to Finnish in an hour

Christine Corbett Moran

Playlists: '23c3' videos starting here / audio

Today two revolutions are pushing the machine translation field forward: the open source movement, and the broader application of statistical methods. This talk is at the intersection of the two: centering around the applications and contributions to be made to Moses, a state of the art open source toolkit for statistical machine translation developed by researchers from MIT, Edinburgh, Cornell, and Aachen.