Towards a discourse relation-aware approach for Chinese-English machine translation

  title={Towards a discourse relation-aware approach for Chinese-English machine translation},
  author={Frances Yung},
Translation of discourse relations is one of the recent efforts of incorporating discourse information to statistical machine translation (SMT). While existing works focus on disambiguation of ambiguous discourse connectives, or transformation of discourse trees, only explicit discourse relations are tackled. A greater challenge exists in machine translation of Chinese, since implicit discourse relations are abundant and occur both inside and outside a sentence. This thesis proposal describes… CONTINUE READING
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