Measurement of Progress in Machine Translation

  title={Measurement of Progress in Machine Translation},
  author={Yvette Graham and Timothy Baldwin and Aaron Harwood and Alistair Moffat and Justin Zobel},
Machine translation (MT) systems can only be improved if their performance can be reliably measured and compared. However, measurement of the quality of MT output is not straightforward, and, as we discuss in this paper, relies on correlation with inconsistent human judgments. Even when the question is captured via “is translation A better than translation… CONTINUE READING