Hasso-Plattner-Institut
  
Hasso-Plattner-Institut
Prof. Dr. h.c. Hasso Plattner
  
 

Machine Translation

General information

  • Overall responsibility: Dr. Mariana Neves
  • Location: D-E.9/10
  • Time: Mon 15:15 - 16:45
  • First lecture: Mon October 17th, 2016
  • 2 Semesterwochenstunden (SWS)
  • 3 ECTS (graded)

Grading

60% project (in teams)

40% final exam

Books

Statistical Machine Translation, Philipp Koehn, Cambridge University Press, 2010

Speech and Natural Language Processing, Daniel Jurafsky and James H. Martin, Prentice Hall, 2008

Machine Translation, Pushpak Bhattacharyya, Chapman and Hall/CRC; Har/Psc edition

Lectures

(Program is subject to change)

 

Week Date Topic
1 Oct 17, 2016 Introduction to Machine Translation
2 Oct 24, 2016 Words, sentences and corpora
3 Oct 31, 2016 (Reformationstag)
4 Nov 7, 2016 Lexical Translation and Alignment; Word-Based Models
5 Nov 14, 2016 Word alignment; Statistical phrase-based models
6 Nov 21, 2016 Decoding
7 Nov 28, 2016Language model (room V-2.16!)
8 Dec 5, 2016Evaluation 
9 Dec 12, 2016 (no lecture)
10 Jan 2, 2017 Mid-term presentation of projects
11 Jan 9, 2017 Tree-based models
12 Jan 16, 2017 Rule-based MT
13 Jan 23, 2017 Example-based MT
14 Jan 30, 2017 Neural MT
15 Feb 6, 2017

Final presentation of projects

16 Feb 13, 2017 Final exam

Projects

(coming soon)

Link to tasks in the Conference on Machine Translation