Embedding Knowledge Elicitation and MT Systems within a Single Architecture

  title={Embedding Knowledge Elicitation and MT Systems within a Single Architecture},
  author={Marjorie McShane and Sergei Nirenburg and James R. Cowie and Ron Zacharski},
  journal={Machine Translation},
This paper describes Expedition, an environment designed to facilitate the quick ramp-up of MT systems from practically any alphabetic language (L) into English. The central component of Expedition is a knowledge-elicitation system that guides a linguistically naive bilingual speaker through the process of describing L in terms of its ecological, morphological, grammatical, lexical, and transfer information. Expedition also includes a module for converting the elicited information into the… CONTINUE READING
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