LEU : a Method for Automatic Evaluation of Machine Translation

  title={LEU : a Method for Automatic Evaluation of Machine Translation},
  author={Kishore Papineni and Salim Roukos and Todd Ward and Wei-Jing Zhu},
Human evaluations of machine translation are extensive but expensive. Human evaluations can take months to finish and involve human labor that can not be reused. We propose a method of automatic machine translation evaluation that is quick, inexpensive, and language-independent, that correlates highly with human evaluation, and that has little marginal cost… CONTINUE READING



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