Crowdsourcing Translation: Professional Quality from Non-Professionals

@inproceedings{Zaidan2011CrowdsourcingTP,
  title={Crowdsourcing Translation: Professional Quality from Non-Professionals},
  author={Omar Zaidan and Chris Callison-Burch},
  booktitle={ACL},
  year={2011}
}
Naively collecting translations by crowdsourcing the task to non-professional translators yields disfluent, low-quality results if no quality control is exercised. We demonstrate a variety of mechanisms that increase the translation quality to near professional levels. Specifically, we solicit redundant translations and edits to them, and automatically select the best output among them. We propose a set of features that model both the translations and the translators, such as country of… CONTINUE READING
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