Hindi-to-Urdu Machine Translation through Transliteration

  title={Hindi-to-Urdu Machine Translation through Transliteration},
  author={Nadir Durrani and Hassan Sajjad and Alexander M. Fraser and Helmut Schmid},
We present a novel approach to integrate transliteration into Hindi-to-Urdu statistical machine translation. We propose two probabilistic models, based on conditional and joint probability formulations, that are novel solutions to the problem. Our models consider both transliteration and translation when translating a particular Hindi word given the context whereas in previous work transliteration is only used for translating OOV (out-of-vocabulary) words. We use transliteration as a tool for… CONTINUE READING
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