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 12th, 2015
  • 2 Semesterwochenstunden (SWS)
  • 3 ECTS (graded)

Book

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

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

Lectures

(Program is subject to change)

 

Week Date Topic
1 Oct 12, 2015 Introduction to Machine Translation
2 Oct 19, 2015 Words, sentences and corpora 
3 Oct 26, 2015 Classical MT
4 Nov 2, 2015

Presentation of Exercise 1 (students), Lexical Translation and Alignment

5 Nov 9, 2015 Word-based IBM models
6 Nov 16, 2015 (no lecture)
7 Nov 23, 2015

Presentation of Exercise 2 (students), Word Alignment

8 Nov 30, 2015Phrase-based models, Presentation of Exercise 3 (students)
9 Dec 7, 2015 Guest talk: Dr. Feiyu Xu (DFKI, Yocoy): "Mobile Applications for Always Correct Translation"
10 Dec 14, 2015 Decoding
11 Jan 4, 2016 Language models
12 Jan 11, 2016 Evaluation
13 Jan 18, 2016 Tree-based models (part 1)
14 Jan 25, 2016 Tree-based models (part 2)
15 Feb 1, 2016

Presentation of Exercise 4 (students)

16 Feb 8, 2016 Final exam (room HS 2, 15:15)

Exercises

(Exercises are subject to change. The number of exercises has not be defined yet.)

(Information on installing Hana Studio)

Exercise Due
1 - Words, Sentences, Corpora Sunday Nov 1st, 23:59 
2 - Direct translationSunday Nov 22rd, 23:59
3 - IBM Models Sunday Nov 29th, 23:59 (extended)

 

4 - Word alignment and Language Model Sunday Jan 31st, 23:59