[Corpora-List] Call for Participation -- MT Marathon 2017

Andre Martins afm at cs.cmu.edu
Thu Jul 13 11:32:59 CEST 2017

*Twelfth MT Marathon 2017*

MTM 2017 will take place between August 28 and September 2 at Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), a leading Engineering and Science school in Lisbon, Portugal. It is a week-long summer school on Machine Translation and a gathering of Machine Translation researchers, developers, students, and users.

MTM 2017 is organized jointly by Unbabel, IST, the Instituto de Telecomunicações (IT), and the Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores, Investigação e Desenvolvimento (INESC-ID). It features: - MT Lectures and labs covering the basics and tutorials. - Technical talks about open source tools. - Hacking projects to advance tools or research in one week.

This year the topic is the use of deep learning for Machine Translation (“neural machine translation”). Registration is free but limited to 100 people. You can register at https://unbabel.wufoo.com/forms/r1nzagmn0xepf29/.

*Confirmed speakers:*

- André Martins, Unbabel - Chris Dyer, CMU and Google DeepMind - Dusan Varis, ÚFAL - Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics - Holger Schwenk, Facebook AI Research - Jindra Helcl, ÚFAL - Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics - João Graça, Unbabel - Ken Heafield, University of Edinburgh - Lucia Specia, University of Sheffield - Marcin Junczys-Dowmunt, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan - Marta Costa Jussa, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - Nal Kalchbrenner, Google DeepMind - Phillip Koehn, Johns Hopkins University

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