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Kanis, J. and Müller, L. : Automatic Czech - Sign Speech Translation . Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 4629, p. 488-495, 2007.

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This paper is devoted to the problem of automatic translation between Czech and SC in both directions. We introduced our simple monotone phrase-based decoder - SiMPaD suitable for fast translation and compared its results with the results of the state-of-the-art phrase-based decoder - MOSES. We compare the translation accuracy of handcrafted and automatically derived phrases and introduce a "class-based" language model and post-processing step in order to increase the translation accuracy according to several criteria. Finally, we use the described methods and decoding techniques in the task of SC to Czech automatic translation and report the first results for this direction.

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Title: Automatic Czech - Sign Speech Translation
Author: Kanis, J. ; Müller, L.
Language: English
Date of publication: 1 Jan 2007
Year: 2007
Type of publication: Papers in journals
Title of journal or book: Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence
Series: 4629
Page: 488 - 495
ISBN: 0302-9743
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automatic translation, sign speech, phrase-based translation


 author = {Kanis, J. and M\"{u}ller, L.},
 title = {Automatic Czech - Sign Speech Translation},
 year = {2007},
 journal = {Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence},
 pages = {488-495},
 series = {4629},
 ISBN = {0302-9743},
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