Bruno Akio Sugiyama

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This paper reports an ongoing work in applying Common Sense knowledge to Machine Translation aiming at generating more culturally contextualized translations. Common Sense can be defined as the knowledge shared by a group of people in a given time, space and culture; and this knowledge, here, is represented by a semantic network called ConceptNet. Machine(More)
between people with different cultural background Bruno A. Sugiyama, Junia C. Anacleto, Sidney Fels and Helena M. Caseli Department of Computer Science, Federal University of São Carlos, São Carlos – SP, Brazil Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver – BC, Canada +55 (16) 3351-8615 {bruno_sugiyama,(More)
In this paper, we present a web-chat application called Culture-to-Chat (C2C). The purpose of this chat is to help users to produce messages in a English as a Second Language - ESL. Regarding this task, C2C has two resources that we named Cultural Translator and Machine Translator. The Cultural Translator uses a Brazilian Portuguese cultural knowledge base(More)
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