Sentence alignment of Hungarian-English parallel corpora using a hybrid algorithm

Tóth Krisztina and Farkas Richárd and Kocsor András: Sentence alignment of Hungarian-English parallel corpora using a hybrid algorithm. In: Acta cybernetica, (18) 3. pp. 463-478. (2008)

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We present an efficient hybrid method for aligning sentences with their translations in a parallel bilingual corpus. The new algorithm is composed of a length-based and anchor matching method that uses Named Entity recognition. This algorithm combines the speed of length-based models with the accuracy of anchor finding methods. The accuracy of finding cognates for Hungarian-English language pair is extremely low, hence we thought of using a novel approach that includes Named Entity recognition. Due to the well selected anchors it was found to outperform the best two sentence alignment algorithms so far published for the Hungarian-English language pair.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Acta cybernetica
Date: 2008
Volume: 18
Number: 3
ISSN: 0324-721X
Page Range: pp. 463-478
Language: English
Place of Publication: Szeged
Event Title: Conference for PhD Students in Computer Science (5.) (2006) (Szeged)
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Számítástechnika, Kibernetika, Algoritmus
Additional Information: Bibliogr.: p. 476-477. ; összefoglalás angol nyelven
Subjects: 01. Natural sciences
01. Natural sciences > 01.02. Computer and information sciences
Date Deposited: 2016. Oct. 15. 12:25
Last Modified: 2022. Jun. 16. 15:53

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