Hindi Urdu Machine Transliteration using Finite-State Transducers

@inproceedings{Malik2008HindiUM,
  title={Hindi Urdu Machine Transliteration using Finite-State Transducers},
  author={Muhammad Ghulam Abbas Malik and Christian Boitet and Pushpak Bhattacharyya},
  booktitle={COLING},
  year={2008}
}
Finite-state Transducers (FST) can be very efficient to implement inter-dialectal transliteration. We illustrate this on the Hindi and Urdu language pair. FSTs can also be used for translation between surface-close languages. We introduce UIT (universal intermediate transcription) for the same pair on the basis of their common phonetic repository in such a way that it can be extended to other languages like Arabic, Chinese, English, French, etc. We describe a transliteration model based on FST… CONTINUE READING
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