Collapsed Consonant and Vowel Models: New Approaches for English-Persian Transliteration and Back-Transliteration

@inproceedings{Karimi2007CollapsedCA,
  title={Collapsed Consonant and Vowel Models: New Approaches for English-Persian Transliteration and Back-Transliteration},
  author={Sarvnaz Karimi and Falk Scholer and Andrew Turpin},
  booktitle={ACL},
  year={2007}
}
We propose a novel algorithm for English to Persian transliteration. Previous methods proposed for this language pair apply a word alignment tool for training. By contrast, we introduce an alignment algorithm particularly designed for transliteration. Our new model improves the English to Persian transliteration accuracy by 14% over ann-gram baseline. We… CONTINUE READING