Translating into Morphologically Rich Languages with Synthetic Phrases

  title={Translating into Morphologically Rich Languages with Synthetic Phrases},
  author={Victor Chahuneau and Eva Schlinger and Noah A. Smith and Chris Dyer},
Translation into morphologically rich languages is an important but recalcitrant problem in MT. We present a simple and effective approach that deals with the problem in two phases. First, a discriminative model is learned to predict inflections of target words from rich source-side annotations. Then, this model is used to create additional sentencespecific wordand phrase-level translations that are added to a standard translation model as “synthetic” phrases. Our approach relies on… CONTINUE READING
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