July 30, 2015 (Beijing, China)
We cordially invite you to the 1st Workshop on Semantics-Driven Statistical Machine Translation (S2MT), to be held on July 30, 2015 in conjunction with ACL-IJCNLP2015 in Beijing, China. The goals of this workshop are to identify key challenges of exploring semantics in SMT and to discuss how SMT can benefit from rapid developments of semantic technologies theoretically and practically.
The program will include 4 invited keynote speeches, 4 oral presentations, and a panel discussion led by António Branco, Eduard Hovy, Quoc V. Le, Percy Liang, and Chris Quirk.
Invited Keynotes: - António Branco (University of Lisbon), Machine Translation and Deep Language Engineering Approaches - Quoc V. Le (Google), Sequence to Sequence Learning for Language Understanding - Percy Liang (Stanford University), Semantic Parsing as, via, and for Machine Translation - Gerard de Melo (Tsinghua University), Learning Multilingual Semantics from Big Data on the Web
Oral presentations: - Alastair Butler. Round trips with meaning stopovers - Elior Sulem, Omri Abend and Ari Rappoport. Conceptual Annotations Preserve Structure Across Translations: A French-English Case Study - Jinan Xu, Jiangming Liu, Yufeng Chen, Yujie Zhang, Fang Ming and Shaotong Li. Integrating Case Frame into Japanese to Chinese Hierarchical Phrase-based Translation Model - Aleš Tamchyna, Chris Quirk and Michel Galley. A Discriminative Model for Semantics-to-String Translation
We look forward to seeing you!
Best regards, Deyi Xiong, Kevin Duh, Christian Hardmeier, Roberto Navigli