Bilingual Dictionary Induction as an Optimization Problem

  title={Bilingual Dictionary Induction as an Optimization Problem},
  author={Wushouer Mairidan and Toru Ishida and Donghui Lin and Katsutoshi Hirayama},
Bilingual dictionaries are vital in many areas of natural language processing, but such resources are rarely available for lower-density language pairs, especially for those that are closely related. Pivot-based induction consists of using a third language to bridge a language pair. As an approach to create new dictionaries, it can generate wrong translations due to polysemy and ambiguous words. In this paper we propose a constraint approach to pivot-based dictionary induction for the case of… CONTINUE READING
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