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NIST Open Machine Translation 2015 Evaluation (OpenMT15)

The NIST Open Machine Translation 2015 Evaluation (OpenMT15) will be implemented according to the OpenMT15 evaluation plan. It will take place in February 2015, followed by a workshop in May 2015.

Highlights

  • Evaluation on informal data genres (SMS/Chat, Conversational Telephone Speech) for Arabic-to-English and Chinese-to-English
  • Inclusion of audio input track
  • Explore common MT measurement techniques on these informal data genres

Documentation

Schedule

  • February 1, 2014: Initial evaluation plan available (will be updated periodically as more information is available)
  • February 1 - December 31, 2014: Registration period (early registration highly encouraged)
  • February - December 31, 2014: Training data available from LDC with incremental releases of new genres
  • November 3, 2014 - January 31, 2015: Dry run period
  • February 2 - 6, 2015: Main evaluation period for audio track; output due at NIST February 6, 11:59am ET
  • February 9 - 13, 2015: Main evaluation period for text track; output due at NIST February 13, 11:59am ET
  • February - March, 2015: Human assessment period
  • May 2015 (TBD): Workshop in the Washington DC area
  • June 2015 (TBD): Official public release of results

Software and Resources

  • Coming soon

Contact

mt_poc@nist.gov

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