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Experts, Errors, and Context: A Large-Scale Study of Human Evaluation for Machine Translation


Apr 29, 2021
Markus Freitag, George Foster, David Grangier, Viresh Ratnakar, Qijun Tan, Wolfgang Macherey


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Assessing Reference-Free Peer Evaluation for Machine Translation


Apr 12, 2021
Sweta Agrawal, George Foster, Markus Freitag, Colin Cherry

* NAACL 2021 

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Inference Strategies for Machine Translation with Conditional Masking


Oct 20, 2020
Julia Kreutzer, George Foster, Colin Cherry

* EMNLP 2020, updated Fig 3 

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Human-Paraphrased References Improve Neural Machine Translation


Oct 20, 2020
Markus Freitag, George Foster, David Grangier, Colin Cherry

* Accepted at WMT 2020 

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Re-translation versus Streaming for Simultaneous Translation


Apr 14, 2020
Naveen Arivazhagan, Colin Cherry, Wolfgang Macherey, George Foster


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Re-Translation Strategies For Long Form, Simultaneous, Spoken Language Translation


Dec 06, 2019
Naveen Arivazhagan, Colin Cherry, Te I, Wolfgang Macherey, Pallavi Baljekar, George Foster


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Massively Multilingual Neural Machine Translation in the Wild: Findings and Challenges


Jul 11, 2019
Naveen Arivazhagan, Ankur Bapna, Orhan Firat, Dmitry Lepikhin, Melvin Johnson, Maxim Krikun, Mia Xu Chen, Yuan Cao, George Foster, Colin Cherry, Wolfgang Macherey, Zhifeng Chen, Yonghui Wu


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Thinking Slow about Latency Evaluation for Simultaneous Machine Translation


May 31, 2019
Colin Cherry, George Foster


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Reinforcement Learning based Curriculum Optimization for Neural Machine Translation


Feb 28, 2019
Gaurav Kumar, George Foster, Colin Cherry, Maxim Krikun

* NAACL 2019 short paper. Reviewer comments not yet addressed 

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Lingvo: a Modular and Scalable Framework for Sequence-to-Sequence Modeling


Feb 21, 2019
Jonathan Shen, Patrick Nguyen, Yonghui Wu, Zhifeng Chen, Mia X. Chen, Ye Jia, Anjuli Kannan, Tara Sainath, Yuan Cao, Chung-Cheng Chiu, Yanzhang He, Jan Chorowski, Smit Hinsu, Stella Laurenzo, James Qin, Orhan Firat, Wolfgang Macherey, Suyog Gupta, Ankur Bapna, Shuyuan Zhang, Ruoming Pang, Ron J. Weiss, Rohit Prabhavalkar, Qiao Liang, Benoit Jacob, Bowen Liang, HyoukJoong Lee, Ciprian Chelba, Sébastien Jean, Bo Li, Melvin Johnson, Rohan Anil, Rajat Tibrewal, Xiaobing Liu, Akiko Eriguchi, Navdeep Jaitly, Naveen Ari, Colin Cherry, Parisa Haghani, Otavio Good, Youlong Cheng, Raziel Alvarez, Isaac Caswell, Wei-Ning Hsu, Zongheng Yang, Kuan-Chieh Wang, Ekaterina Gonina, Katrin Tomanek, Ben Vanik, Zelin Wu, Llion Jones, Mike Schuster, Yanping Huang, Dehao Chen, Kazuki Irie, George Foster, John Richardson, Klaus Macherey, Antoine Bruguier, Heiga Zen, Colin Raffel, Shankar Kumar, Kanishka Rao, David Rybach, Matthew Murray, Vijayaditya Peddinti, Maxim Krikun, Michiel A. U. Bacchiani, Thomas B. Jablin, Rob Suderman, Ian Williams, Benjamin Lee, Deepti Bhatia, Justin Carlson, Semih Yavuz, Yu Zhang, Ian McGraw, Max Galkin, Qi Ge, Golan Pundak, Chad Whipkey, Todd Wang, Uri Alon, Dmitry Lepikhin, Ye Tian, Sara Sabour, William Chan, Shubham Toshniwal, Baohua Liao, Michael Nirschl, Pat Rondon


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Shaping the Narrative Arc: An Information-Theoretic Approach to Collaborative Dialogue


Jan 31, 2019
Kory W. Mathewson, Pablo Samuel Castro, Colin Cherry, George Foster, Marc G. Bellemare

* 20 pages, 9 figures 

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Revisiting Character-Based Neural Machine Translation with Capacity and Compression


Aug 29, 2018
Colin Cherry, George Foster, Ankur Bapna, Orhan Firat, Wolfgang Macherey

* To appear at EMNLP 2018 

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The Best of Both Worlds: Combining Recent Advances in Neural Machine Translation


Apr 27, 2018
Mia Xu Chen, Orhan Firat, Ankur Bapna, Melvin Johnson, Wolfgang Macherey, George Foster, Llion Jones, Niki Parmar, Mike Schuster, Zhifeng Chen, Yonghui Wu, Macduff Hughes


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A Challenge Set Approach to Evaluating Machine Translation


Aug 29, 2017
Pierre Isabelle, Colin Cherry, George Foster

* EMNLP 2017. 28 pages, including appendix. Machine readable data included in a separate file. This version corrects typos in the challenge set 

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Towards an Automatic Dictation System for Translators: the TransTalk Project


Sep 28, 1994
Marc Dymetman, Julie Brousseau, George Foster, Pierre Isabelle, Yves Normandin, Pierre Plamondon

* Published in proceedings of the International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP) 94. 4 pages, uuencoded compressed latex source with 4 postscript figures 

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