Sponsored projects

As part of the EAMT’s commitment to promote research, development and awareness about translation technologies, it periodically launches a call for proposals to fund MT-related activities. Here follows a list with the proposals funded up to now:

Activity Year Person in charge Funding Publications
Using Syntactic and Semantic Information in the Evaluation of Corpus-based Machine Translation 2012 Cristina Vertan €4,000
Pivot Machine Translation between Statistical and Black box systems 2012 Antonio Toral €2,000 [1] [2]
Student participation in the OpenMT-2 International Workshop on Using Linguistic Information for Hybrid Machine Translation 2012 David Farwell €400
Sponsorship of the IWSLT 2012 Evaluation Campaign 2012 Luisa Bentivogli €4,800 [1]
Qualitative Search of MT Errors 2013 Meritxell González €8,000 [1] [2]
Workshop ERRARE 2013 2013 François Yvon €500
Integration of Quest and Okapi 2014 Lucia Specia €7,100 [1]
QT Launchpad Workshop at EAMT 2014 2014 Stephen Doherty €2,500
DiscoMT 2015 Shared Task Pronoun Evaluation and Annotation 2015 Christian Hardmeier €5,000 [1] [2] [3]
Workshop on Teaching MT to Translator Trainers 2015 Sharon O’Brien €2,500
The Dublin Summer Workshop on Deep Learning for Machine Translation 2015 Qun Liu €5,500 [1]
Extending QuEst with word-level quality estimation 2015 Lucia Specia €7,000 [1]
Summer School on Rule-Based Machine Translation 2016 Francis M. Tyers €8,240
FBK Course on Machine Translation and PostEditing 2016 Luisa Bentivogli €4,100
iEMS – Interactive Experiment Management System 2016 Pēteris Ņikiforovs €5,000
Pilot on Post-editing Novels 2016 Antonio Toral €3,200
SocialMT: First workshop on Social Media and User Generated Content Machine Translation 2017 Haithem Afli and Andy Way €2,000
A Coreference-Annotated Corpus for Machine Translation Research 2017 Ekaterina Lapshinova-Koltunski and Christian Hardmeier €5,600
Predicting Relevance and Quality of News Translation 2017 Frederic Blain and Lucia Specia €9,800
MT Marathon 2018 2018 Ondřej Bojar €3,881
MT Marathon 2019 2019 Roman Grundkiewicz €1,127.43
Document-Level Machine Translation Evaluation Project: Methodology, Effort and Inter-Annotator Agreement 2020 Sheila Castilho €6,000
Extending the MuST-C Corpus for a Comparative Evaluation of Speech Translation Technology 2020 Luisa Bentivogli, Mauro Cettolo, Marco Gaido, Matteo Negri, Marco Turchi €6,000
Machine Translation Quality of User Reviews 2020 Maja Popovic €1,500