MT Summit VI





29 October    
9:00-12:00 Tutorial: A Gentle Introduction to MT: Theory and Current Practice

E. Hovy, ISI

Tutorial: Making MT Work for You

M. León, PAHO

12:00-14:00 Lunch  
14:00-17:00 Tutorial: MT Evaluation: Old, New, and Recycled Methods

J. White, PRC

Tutorial: Post-editing MT

K. Spalink, Internationalization and Translation Services, Inc.

21:30 50th Anniversary Reception  






30 October    
8:30-8:45 Opening Session

M. Vasconcellos & W. S. Bennett

8:45-9:45 Keynote: U. S. Government Support and Use of Machine Translation: Current Status

T. Pedtke, NAIC

9:45-10:15 Plenary Session: First Steps in Mechanical Translation

J. Hutchins, East Anglia University

10:15-10:30 Break  
10:30-12:30 Panel: Pioneers of Machine Translation

Moderator: M. Vasconcellos

A. F. R. Brown C. Montgomery

R. Heller L. Rolling

I. Mel'cuk P. Toma

V. Yngve

12:30-13:30 Lunch System Presentation: TRANSLATOR MTK (13:00)
13:30-14:00 Machine Translation Through Language Understanding

M. Nagao, Kyoto University

A Real-Time MT System for Translating Broadcast Captions

E. Nyberg & T. MitamuraCMU

14:00-15:00 MT from the Production Perspective

M. Flanagan, CompuServe

F. Bruckert, Logos

Managing Distributed MT Projects Today - A New Challenge

J. Brundage, SAP, S. McCormick, SAP, & C. Pyne, S&D

15:00-15:15 Break  
15:15-16:15 MT R&D in Europe

P. Quartier, Lotus

R. Havenith, EC

MT from an Everyday User's Point of View

A. Bech, Lingtech AS

Translating Scientific Texts Using MT and MAT Systems

O. Bezhanova, Ukraine


(BOARDROOM to 17:45)

R&D for Commercial MT

G. Thurmair, GMS

L. Gerber, SYSTRAN

System Presentation: CompuServe

System Presentation: Globalink

System Presentation: ALIS Technologies

18:00-19:30 Sternwheeler Cruise  
19:30 Luau  






31 October    
9:00-9:45 Plenary Session: Current State of MT

H. Somers, UMIST

9:45-10:00 Break  
10:00-11:30 The Shape of Commercial MT Systems

T. Lück, Logos

D. Gachot, SYSTRAN

H. Hagerty, B. Garr, J. O'Hara , Globalink

Sharable Formats and Their Supporting Environments for Exchanging User Dictionaries among Different MT Systems as a Part of AAMT Activities

S. Kamei, NEC, et al.

JEIDA's Bilingual Corpus and Other Corpora for NLP Research in Japan

H. Isahara, JEIDA

Multi-lingual Spoken Dialog Translation System

H. Mima, O. Furuse & H. Iida, ATR Interpreting Telecommunications Research Laboratories

11:30-13:00 Lunch User-Friendly Machine Translation: Alternate Translations based on Differing Beliefs (11:30)

D. Farwell & S. Helmreich, NMSU

13:00-14:00 MT R&D in Asia

H. Tanaka, Tokyo Institute of Technology

K-Y. Su, BDC

PARS/U for Windows

M. Blekhman, Ukraine

From METAL to T1 Systems and Components for Machine Translation Applications

U. Schwall, GMS


(BOARDROOM to 15:30)

Production MT in the Public Agencies

D. Theologitis, EC

J. Ross, FBIS

System Presentation: Logos Corporation

System Presentation: LANT

System Presentation: Trados

15:30-16:00 Break  
16:00-17:00 IAMT General Assembly  
18:00 Banquet  






1 November    
9:00-9:30 Plenary Session: Whither MT?

B. Maegaard, CST

9:30-10:30 MT R&D in America

E. Hovy, ISI

E. Macklovitch, Université de Montréal

SYSTRAN MT Dictionary Development


MT as a commercial service: three case studies

T. Lewis, Hook & Hatton Ltd

10:30-10:45 Break  
10:45-11:45 What Do Users Need from MT Systems?

E. Westfall, MCS

M. Marubio, Logos

Java and its role in Natural Language Processing and Machine Translation

T. Read, Granada

End-to-end Evaluation in VERBMOBIL I

R. Nübel, IAI

11:45-13:00 Lunch System Presentation: ISI (11:45)
13:00-14:00 Using MT in a Corporate Setting

L. Cremers, Océ

C. Kamprath, Caterpillar

System Presentation: STYLUS

System Presentation: PAHO

14:00-15:00 Break System Presentation: DIPLOMAT

System Presentation: MULTIDOC

15:00-16:00 The MT Market Perspective

L. C. Miller, MCS

C. Brace, LIM

Y. Shimamoto-Caleo, Fidelity Management & Research

System Presentation: ESTeam

System Presentation: SYSTRAN

16:00-16:30 Closing Session: S. Nirenburg, NMSU  
16:30-16:45 Final Remarks  



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