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This paper reports on implementation and evaluation of English-Latvian and Lithuanian-English statistical machine translation systems. It also gives brief introduction of project scope – Baltic languages, prior implementations of MT and evaluation of MT systems. In this paper we report on results of both automatic and human evaluation. Results of human(More)
The paper describes Tilde’s EnglishLatvian and Latvian-English machine translation systems for the WMT 2017 shared task in news translation. Both constrained and unconstrained systems are described. Our constrained systems were ranked as the best performing systems according to the automatic evaluation results. The paper gives details to how we(More)
This paper presents an innovative research resulting in the English-Lithuanian statistical factored phrase-based machine translation system with a spatial ontology. The system is based on the Moses toolkit and is enriched with semantic knowledge inferred from the spatial ontology. The ontology was developed on the basis of the GeoNames database (more than(More)
This paper describes the joint submission of the QT21 projects for the English→Latvian translation task of the EMNLP 2017 Second Conference on Machine Translation (WMT 2017). The submission is a system combination which combines seven different statistical machine translation systems provided by the different groups. The systems are combined using either(More)
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