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Artikel in Trends

(Aug. 17, 2021 ) In het @trendsmagazine artikel Vertaaltechnologie is pure wiskunde uit de reeks “De toekomst is dichterbij dan u denkt", geeft collega Lieve Macken meer uitleg over hoe het tegenwoordig zit met …

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CLIN31 was a great success!

(July 12, 2021 ) Last Friday, 9 July 2021, LT3 team members Lieve, Orphée, Seza, Arda, Bram, Ayla and Sofie organised the first online edition of the annual Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands Conference …

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UGent-DGT study on measuring the effect of MT on the translation workflow

(April 25, 2020 - Lieve Macken) We are happy to announce that the UGent-DGT study on measuring the effect of MT on the translation workflow has been published, open access publication in Informatics

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Lieve presents DGT study at first online JIAMCATT meeting

(April 16, 2020 - Lieve Macken) Lieve Macken presented together with Daniel Prou, the business manager for machine translation at the Directorate-General for Translation at the European Commission, their study on measuring the effect of MT …

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LT3 presents work @CLIN30

(Jan. 31, 2020 ) On Thursday 30 January 2020 the 30th edition of the CLIN (Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands) conference took place. Various LT3 colleagues presented their work: Orphée talked about automatic event …

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The effect of MT on the translation workflow

(Dec. 12, 2019 - Lieve Macken) Daniel Prou, the business manager for machine translation at the Directorate-General for Translation at the European Commission, presented together with Lieve Macken and Arda Tezcan the results of their study on measuring …

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Guest lecture on Machine Translation and Post-editing at UA

(Oct. 16, 2019 - Lieve Macken) Lieve Macken and Antonio Toral (University of Groningen) gave guest lectures today on Machine Translation and Post-editing to Master of Translation students at the University of Antwerp. 

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New work presented at MT summit

(Aug. 21, 2019 ) Currently the Machine Translation Summit is taking place in Dublin. An LT3 delegation has already been there for a few days presenting some of their most recent work at two …

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Mysterie van de dag

(July 23, 2019 - Lieve Macken) Bijdrage voor de zomerreeks van Knack: Waarom vindt een automatisch vertaalsysteem soms nieuwe woorden uit?

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Journal paper out recapping the SCATE project

(June 26, 2019 ) The SCATE (Smart Computer-Aided Translation Environment) project aimed to improve computer-assisted translation workflows in different ways. This paper gives an overview of the highlights of the entire SCATE project and …

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Two new journal publications out!

(April 29, 2019 ) Two new journal publications by Arda Tezcan, Véronique Hoste and Lieve Macken have been published. Estimating word-level quality of statistical machine translation output using monolingual information alone: In this paper we …

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New publication "Correlating process and product data to get an insight into translation difficulty"

(March 29, 2019 - Gilles Jacobs) New publication "Correlating process and product data to get an insight into translation difficulty" by Bram Vanroy, dr. Orphee De Clercq and Lieve Macken. Link: https://doi.org/10.1080/0907676X.2019.1594319 By correlating product and …

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New publication "Interactive adaptive SMT versus interactive adaptive NMT: a user experience evaluation"

(March 20, 2019 - Gilles Jacobs) Joke Daems & Lieve Macken published new research in Machine Translation journal on comparing translator interactions with adaptive SMT and NMT versions of the Lilt system. The paper is titled: …

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Keynote at TeTra

(March 18, 2019 ) On Friday, Lieve gave a keynote at the TeTra conference. The theme of the conference was `Is translation dead? Machine translation, post-editing and the challenges of the future'.    

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LT3 presents new research at NLP Meetup @ Foodpairing NV

(March 14, 2019 - Gilles Jacobs) Prof. dr. Lieve Macken presented new work at NLP Meetup @ Foodpairing NV in Ghent. Lieve Macken (LT3, UGent): Translating in the digital age: challenges and opportunities Neural Machine Translation …

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Wat als we elkaar allemaal kunnen verstaan?

(Oct. 22, 2018 - Lieve Macken) Artikel in nrc.nl

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Joke Daems wins CIUTI PhD Award 2017

(June 14, 2018 ) On May 30th, during the CIUTI Conference in Edinburgh, Joke Daems was awarded the CIUTI Award for her PhD thesis, which she defended in September 2016: A Translation Robot for Each …

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New work on predicting translation difficulty and automatic term extraction presented at TISLID2018

(May 27, 2018 ) From 24 till 27 May, the third conference on Technological Innovation for Specialized Linguistic Domains (TISLID2018), Languages for digital lives lives and cultures took place at Ghent University. LT3 was …

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New work presented at LREC 2018

(May 22, 2018 ) From 7 till 12 May the LREC 2018 conference took place in Miyazaki, Japan. Els, Ayla and Laura were there to present their latest work on: Terminology extraction. Text mining …

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LT3 at CLIN28

(Jan. 26, 2018 ) On Friday the 26th of January a large affiliation from LT3 attended the annual Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands (CLIN) conference. This year CLIN28 took place in Nijmegen at the …

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New LT3 projects presented at the LW Research Day

(Nov. 29, 2017 ) Today, we presented some exciting new research projects at the LW Research Day. An excellent opportunity to discuss our interdisciplinary work with the other colleagues and students from the humanities. …

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In één muisklik van Oostends naar Nederlands

(Oct. 6, 2017 ) Artikel over de masterproef van Rembert Hautekiet in de Krant van West-Vlaanderen.

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Wat de vertaalapps wel en (nog) niet kunnen

(Sept. 6, 2017 - Lieve Macken) Zie het artikel in NRC (interview met Lieve Macken)

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Work on SCATE project presented at EAMT in Prague

(June 1, 2017 ) On Wednesday May 31st 2017, Arda Tezcan presented his latest work on quality estimation: a Neural Network (NN) architecture for detecting grammatical errors in Statistical Machine Translation (SMT) using monolingual morpho-syntactic …

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Termextractie met TExSIS voor De Taalsector

(June 2, 2016 - Lieve Macken) Zie artikel Hoe staat het met de terminologie van de taalsector?

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LT3 presents new work at LREC2016

(May 25, 2016 ) LT3 is present in Slovenia for the 10th edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference: LREC2016. On Monday Veronique, Els, Bart and Cynthia participated in the highly successful TA-COS …

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LT3 presents new work at WPTP 2015 in Miami

(Nov. 5, 2015 ) Joke presented her work on 'The Impact of Machine Translation Error Types on Post-Editing Effort Indicators' at the Fourth Workshop on Post-editing Technology and Practice.

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LT3 presents new work at EMNLP2015

(Sept. 18, 2015 ) Today, Arda is presenting LT3's participation in the Shared Task on Quality Estimation which was organized in the framework of the Tenth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation. This year the …

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Translation in transition 2015

(Jan. 29, 2015 ) Joke presents her work at Translation In Transition 2015 in Germersheim: "Comparing human translation and post-editing using advanced research tools"

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Interview met Lieve in Schamper over Google Translate

(Nov. 4, 2014 ) Zie Schamper # 546, p 28-29

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LT3 presents new work at LREC2014

(May 28, 2014 ) Today, work of eight LT3 members is being presented at the Ninth Language Resources and Evaluation Conference at Reykjavik, Iceland. http://lrec2014.lrec-conf.org/en/ Please refer to the Publications section to learn more …

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Job opening - PhD position (Scate project)

(Dec. 18, 2013 - Lieve Macken) We are seeking a highly motivated PhD student for a 4-year position at the LT3 Language and Translation Technology Team. The PhD-project focuses on automatic confidence estimation of machine translation …

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ROBOT project presented at the Optimale symposium

(June 6, 2013 - Lieve Macken) Joke gave her first presentation on the ROBOT project at the OPTIMALE symposium in Rennes: Faster is not always better, but what if it’s not worse? A comparative study of …

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Job opening

(Aug. 7, 2012 ) There is a new job opening at our team! More information about the job and its requirements can be found on the HOGENT website (in Dutch). Application deadline: 20 August, …

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Game localisation

(March 23, 2012 ) David Walgrave from Larian Studios gave a guest lecture on game localisation on March 22nd.

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Summer school writing process research (www.inputlog.net)

(Sept. 7, 2011 ) Lieve presents the work done in the Inputlog++ project ''Enriching the analysis data of Inputlog with linguistic information''

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Visit to the Directorate-General for Translation

(March 20, 2011 - Lieve Macken) Students of the courses Computer-aided Translation and Localization will visit the Directorate-General for Translation of the European Commission in Brussels on Wednesday March 23rd. The DGT visit programme is as …

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Terminology Day (TiNT)

(Dec. 1, 2010 ) Lieve will present LT3's bilingual terminology extraction system at the TiNT Terminology Day in Amsterdam on December 3rd. The full program is available here.

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PhD defense Lieve Macken

(May 29, 2010 ) Lieve Macken defended her PhD on May 28th 2010. Her doctoral dissertation entitled Sub-sentential alignment of translational correspondences was supervised by Walter Daelemans (University of Antwerp) and Joost Buysschaert. The …

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Lieve wins CICLing's Third Best Paper Award

(March 22, 2010 ) We just received the news that Lieve has won the Third Best Paper Award on this year's International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics (CICLing) for her paper: …

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