Whitepaper of NEWS 2009 Machine Transliteration Shared Task

  title={Whitepaper of NEWS 2009 Machine Transliteration Shared Task},
  author={Haizhou Li and A. Kumaran and Min Zhang and Vladimir Pervouchine},
Transliteration is defined as phonetic translation of names across languages. Transliteration of Named Entities (NEs) is necessary in many applications, such as machine translation, corpus alignment, cross-language IR, information extraction and automatic lexicon acquisition. All such systems call for high-performance transliteration, which is the focus of the shared task in the NEWS 2009 workshop. The objective of the shared task is to promote machine transliteration research by providing a… CONTINUE READING
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