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Lost in Interpreting: Speech Translation from Source or Interpreter?

@article{Machcek2021LostII,
  title={Lost in Interpreting: Speech Translation from Source or Interpreter?},
  author={Dominik Mach{\'a}cek and Mat{\'u}s Zilinec and Ondrej Bojar},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2106.09343}
}
Interpreters facilitate multi-lingual meetings but the affordable set of languages is often smaller than what is needed. Automatic simultaneous speech translation can extend the set of provided languages. We investigate if such an automatic system should rather follow the original speaker, or an interpreter to achieve better translation quality at the cost of increased delay. To answer the question, we release Europarl Simultaneous Interpreting Corpus (ESIC), 10 hours of recordings and… Expand
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