Overview of the 2015 ALTA shared task: Identifying French cognates in English text

Sitbon, Laurianne, Molla, Diego, & Wang, Haoxing (2015) Overview of the 2015 ALTA shared task: Identifying French cognates in English text. In Proceedings of the Australasian Language Technology Association Workshop 2015, University of Western Sydney, Parramatta, NSW, pp. 134-137.

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This paper presents an overview of the 6th ALTA shared task that ran in 2015. The task was to identify in English texts all the potential cognates from the perspective of the French language. In other words, identify all the words in the English text that would acceptably translate into a similar word in French. We present the motivations for the task, the description of the data and the results of the 4 participating teams. We discuss the results against a baseline and prior work.

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ID Code: 95107
Item Type: Conference Paper
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Keywords: natural language processing, cognates, shared task, multilingual
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
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Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 [please consult the authors]
Deposited On: 21 Apr 2016 22:46
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2016 06:16

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