[Corpora-List] Reminder: Call for Participation: Supporting the MT engine-building factory in CEF

John Judge jjudge at computing.dcu.ie
Tue Aug 18 18:01:10 CEST 2015


Reminder, the deadline to submit a expression of interest is this Friday, August 21st.

If you have submitted an expression of interest already and not received an acknowledgement, please resubmit to workshop at mli-project.eu <mailto:workshop at mli-project.eu>or myself.

On 31/07/2015 15:52, John Judge wrote:
> *** Apologies for Cross Posting ***
>
>
> The CEF (Connecting Europe Facility
> <https://ec.europa.eu/digital-agenda/en/connecting-europe-facility>)
> programme for building and deploying infrastructures has the broad
> goal of facilitating pan-European public online services (e.g. health,
> justice, procurement). A specific Automated Translation platform (aka
> CEF.AT) will also be setup as one of the core building blocks to
> support these pan-European services. As mentioned in the CEF
> guidelines
> <http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=OJ%3AJOL_2014_086_R_0014_01&from=EN>the
> CEF.AT platform will comprise “machine translation engines and
> specialised language resources including the necessary tools and
> programming interfaces needed to operate the pan-European digital
> services in a multilingual environment.” The CEF.AT will build on the
> Moses-based MT at EC service
> <http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/translation/translationresources/machine_translation/index_en.htm>developed
> and operated by the Directorate-General for Translation (DGT) of the
> European Commission, aiming at a more scalable, customised and secure
> service. More information on CEF.AT is available on Joinup
> <https://joinup.ec.europa.eu/community/cef/og_page/catalogue-building-blocks#AT>.
>
>
>
> DGT is working together with the Directorate General for
> Communication Networks, Content and Technology (CNECT) for the
> deployment of the CEF.AT platform, focusing essentially on the MT
> service part and on implementing an “engines factory” focusing on
> domain adaptation and on the automation of engines creation. In this
> context DGT is keen to investigate cloud-based solutions, as well as
> domain adaptation and customisation techniques and technologies that
> have been developed as intermediate or end results of EU funded
> projects and/or solutions that are available on the market.
>
>
> Accordingly, we invite expressions of interest to attend a closed
> session in Luxembourg in order to present mature solutions to these
> problems. While the Call is open to all, a fixed number of submissions
> will be selected for presentation at a closed event to take place in
> Luxembourg in late September, most probably on Tuesday September 22, 2015.
>
>
> Short introductions will be given on the day on the DGT Moses-based MT
> solution and its future requirements, and on CEF and beyond.
>
>
> Examples of topics that might be suitable for presentation include
> (but are not limited to):
>
>
> -- Deployed solutions to domain adaptation
>
> -- Discovering domain-specific terminology/conventions in parallel,
> comparable, and monolingual corpora
>
> -- Hybrid combinations of statistical models with linguistic and
> domain-specific knowledge
>
> -- Distributed SW Architectures for scalable MT solutions
>
> -- Cloud-Based MT solutions (not necessarily statistical)
>
> -- Shrinkwrapped installable MT solutions
>
> -- Setting up/accessing cloud-based engines in industry
>
>
> It will be a technical results-oriented workshop: the solutions
> presented should be concrete and practical and not limited to
> proof-of-concepts, as the output should be directly usable for the
> CEF.AT platform engines factory. No approach or solution is a priori
> excluded, so we are keen to see commercial solutions as well as
> public, open-source implementations.
>
>
> Expressions of interest (max 2 pages) demonstrating clearly how your
> solution adheres to these requirements should be sent to
> workshop at mli-project.eu <mailto:workshop at mli-project.eu>by 6pm CET on
> Friday 21st August.
>
>
>
>
> Programme Committee
>
> *
>
> Andreas Eisele, Chief scientific officer for MT at EC, Informatics
> Unit, DGT, European Commission, Luxembourg
>
> *
>
> Spyridon Pilos, Head of language applications sector, Informatics
> Unit, DG Translation, European Commission, Luxembourg
>
> *
>
> Kimmo Rossi, Head of the Research and Innovation Execution sector,
> Data Value Chain unit, DG CONNECT, European Commission, Luxembourg
>
> *
>
> Andrejs Vasiljevs, CEO Tilde, Riga, Latvia
>
> *
>
> Andy Way, Deputy Director ADAPT Centre, Dublin, Ireland
>
>
> This workshop is being organised as part of the MLi project funded by
> the European Commission.
>
>
> --
> Dr. John Judge
>
> Research Integration Coordinator
> The ADAPT Centre for Digital Content Technology
>
> Email: jjudge at computing.dcu.ie
> Phone: +353 1 700 6729
> Skype: jjudge2
> http://www.adaptcentre.ie
> http://www.cngl.ie
> http://www.meta-net.eu
>
>
>
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