Discriminative Substring Decoding for Transliteration

Abstract

We present a discriminative substring decoder for transliteration. This decoder extends recent approaches for discriminative character transduction by allowing for a list of known target-language words, an important resource for transliteration. Our approach improves upon Sherif and Kondrak’s (2007b) state-of-theart decoder, creating a 28.5% relative… (More)

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