THE 18th ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE EUROPEAN . may 11-13, 2015 • w ow topkapi palace • a ntalya / turkey the 18th annual conference of the european association for machine

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    MAY 11-13, 2015 WOW TOPKAPI PALACE ANTALYA / TURKEY

    THE 18th ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR MACHINE TRANSLATION (EAMT 2015)

    Organized by

    Edited byIknur Durgar El-Kahlout Mehmed zkan Felipe Snchez-Martnez

    Gema Ramrez-Snchez Fred Hollowood Andy Way

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    EAMT2015

    Proceedingsofthe18thAnnualConferenceofthe

    EuropeanAssociationforMachineTranslation

    Antalya,Turkey

    May1113,2015attheWOWTopkapPalace

    Editedby

    IknurDurgarElKahlout

    Mehmedzkan

    FelipeSnchezMartnez

    GemaRamrezSnchez

    FredHollowood

    AndyWay

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    Contents

    Foreword iii

    PrefacebytheProgrammeChairs v

    MessagefromtheConferenceChair vi

    EAMT2015Committees vii

    Sponsors x

    Listofpapers xi

    InvitedtalkbyOlgaBeregovaya 1

    Researchpapers 2

    Userpapers 193

    Project/productdescriptions 210

    Authorindex 230

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    ForewordIthasbeen ahugehonour forme to serve aspresidentof the EuropeanAssociation forMachine Translation (EAMT) over the past six years. As I step down from office, I amdelighted that the lastEAMTannualconferenceundermypresidency isbeingheld in thebeautiful locationofAntalya,Turkey.ThiscontinuesthepolicyIstarted in2009ofbringingEAMT to new regions of Europe. This beganwith our first visit to the Iberian peninsula(Barcelona, 2009), our first conference in France in 2010 (St. Raphal), followed by theBeneluxregionin2011(Leuven),continuingin2012withourfirstconferencehostedinItaly(Trento),followedbythe2014meetinginCroatia(Dubrovnik).Quitecoincidentally,youmayhavenoticed thatwehave journeyed stepbystep fromWest toEast,almost4,000km infact!Justtogiveyoualittlehint,nextyear'sconferencestartstoreversethistrend,butonlyjust!Ofcourse,you'llhavetowaituntiltheclosingsessionofthisyear'smeetingbeforeyoufindouttheactual2016conferencelocation!

    TheEAMTorganised itsfirstWorkshop/Conferencebackin1996,andnowwecometoourEighteenthAnnualConferencein2015.Itisfairtosaythatformany,ourEAMTconferencesarepencilled in long inadvanceasnottobemissedevents.Aswellas running successfulconferencesoverlongerperiodsoftimewithmuchlargernumbersofattendeesthaninthepast, in 2012we ran the very successfulMT Summit inNiceonbehalf of thewholeMTcommunity.AllthesethingsprovideclearevidencetomethattheEAMTasanorganisationiscontinuingtogrowandthrive.AsI'veoftennotedbefore,sinceitsinceptionin1997,theEAMT has not raised its membership rates, and we will continue to hold the cost ofmembershipfor2015.Joiningusisgreatvalue,especiallyinyearslikethiswhenmorethanoneIAMTaffiliatedeventtakesplace:aswellasEAMT,wewillconvergelaterintheyearonMiami,forMTSummitXV.Theclosecooperationwiththeotherregionalassociations,whichstarted with help from Alon Lavie and Hitoshi Isahara including mutual conferencediscountsforallIAMTmemberscontinues,despitebothAMTA(GeorgeFoster)andAAMT(HiromiNakaiwa) having elected new presidents. As this ismy last conference as EAMTpresident,Icanonlyhopethatthispartnershipcontinuesandthrivesinthefuture.

    Asever, Iwould liketothankmycolleaguesontheEAMTCommittee.Theyworktirelesslyonbehalf ofallofus,andwearetrulyfortunatetohavesuchastrongbodyofcolleaguesrepresentingourAssociation. This year, there are significant changes to yourCommittee,which we will announce during the General Assembly. I urge all of you to considercontributing to this service to the community. I would like to thank all those who havehelpedmeon theCommitteeover thepast 6 years; it is testament to them all thatourAssociationremainsstrong,andingoodhandsforthefuture.

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    As intherecentpast,Iamconfidentthattheprogrammethathasbeenassembledforthis18thConference isa strongone,whichwillbeofgreat interest toyouall. Iwould like tothank the Programme CoChairs Felipe SnchezMartnez (Research track) and GemaRamrezSnchezandFredHollowood (Usertrack), fortheirassistance inhelpingassembletheprogrammeyouhavebeforeyou,comprisingResearchandUsertracks,postersessions,andaterrificInvitedSpeaker inOlgaBeregovaya.As inrecentconferences,wecontinuetofeature a special session featuringprominent FP7/H2020projects,whichhasproven verypopularinthepast.

    Last but not least, Iwould especially like to thank our local organizer, Iknur Durgar ElKahlout,who very generously volunteered to hold themeeting in Antalya.We are verygratefultolknurandherteamfortheirexcellentorganizationof thisevent.

    Finally,thankstoallofyouforcoming.I hopeyouallenjoytheconference,thatyoubenefitfrom theexcellentprogramme thathasbeenassembled,and thatyougoaway fromherehavingmadenewfriends.AndyWayDeputyDirectorofADAPT,SchoolofComputing,DublinCityUniversity.PresidentoftheEAMTaway@computing.dcu.ie

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    PrefacebytheProgrammeChairsIt is our pleasure to welcome you to the 18th Annual Conference of the EuropeanAssociationforMachineTranslation(EAMT)tobeheldinAntalya,Turkey.Wereallyenjoyedserving as aprogramme committee chairs for this yeareditionofwhichhasbecome themost importanteventonmachinetranslation inEuropefordevelopers,researchers,users,professional translatorsand translation/localisationmanagers.As inpreviouseditions, theconference is organised in three different tracks: a research track inwhich unpublishedresearchresults inmachinetranslationandrelatedareasarereported;ausertrackwhereusersofmachine translation companies, language serviceproviders,governmentagenciesandnongovernmentorganisationsreporttheirexperienceonusingandadaptingmachinetranslation in their organisations; and a project and product description track whereproducts and projects onmachine translation have the opportunity to reach the broadaudienceoftheconference.

    Wereceived46submissions to theresearch track,7submissions to theuser trackand20project/productdescriptions.Allthesepaperscomefrommorethan20differentcountries.Eachoftheresearchanduserpaperswerepeerreviewedbythree independentreviewersfrom the program committee. Following the reviewers' suggestion, one of the paperssubmittedtotheresearchtrackwasredirectedtotheusertrack;oftheremaining45papers,24 (53\%)wereaccepted for theirpublication in the conferenceproceedings:10of themwereselected fororalpresentation,whereas14willbepresentedasaposter. In theusertrack4paperswereaccepted(57\%),threeofthemwereselectedfororalpresentationandonewillbepresentedasaposter.Intheproject/productdescriptiontrack18paperswereselectedforpresentationasaposter.

    Wewillenjoyan invitedtalkbyOlgaBeregovaya,currentVicePresidentofLanguageToolsatWelocalize,whohasanextenseexperienceofover15years inthe localisation industry.Wehopeallattendees,researchersandusers,willfindhertalkhighlyappealing.Wewillalsohaveapresentationby thewinnerof theEAMTBestThesisAward.Posterpresenterswillhaveatwoslides,twominutespresentationoftheirpapersinaposterboastersession.We thank all the Programme Committeemembers and subreviewers,whose names aresubsequentlylisted,fortheirdetailedextensivereviewsandusefulrecommendationswhichwherevitalinhelpingustodecidethepaperstoaccept.Wealsothankalltheauthors,whotried their best to incorporate the reviewers' suggestionswhen preparing their cameraready papers. For those papers that were not accepted we hope that the reviewers'commentswill help them to improve their papers for their submission somewhere else.Special thanksgoes toMikelL.Forcada,who tookcareof theproject/productdescriptiontrack.

    Finally,abigthankyou goestothe localorganisingcommitteeandtoall theauthorswhomadethisconferencebothpossibleandsuccessful.Wehopethattheresultingselectionofpapers represents the best ofmachine translation research, development and realworldusage.

    FelipeSnchezMartnez GemaRamrezSnchez FredHollowoodUniversitatd'Alacant PrompsitLanguageEnginnering FredHollowoodConsulting

    EAMT2015ProgrammeCommitteecochairs

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    MessagefromtheConferenceChairIt ismyprivilegeandgreatpleasure towelcomeyou inWOWTopkapHotels for the18thConferenceoftheEuropeanAssociationforMachineTranslation. IamveryproudthattheEAMTconference isorganized this time inAntalya, the tourismcapitalandmostbeautifulprovinceofTurkeyontheMediterraneancoast.

    Thisyear'sconferenceformatisthesameasthoseofthelastthreeyears,twoandhalfdaysoforalandpostersessions,followedbyasocialprogramme.Ihopeyouwillenjoythehighqualitypapersinthreedifferenttracksresearch,userandproduct/projectthatwillgiveanoverviewofcurrentdevelopmentsandtrendsinMachineTranslation.

    TheconferencewillbeheldattheWOWTopkapHotelOsmanlHalls.Sessionsandcoffeebreakswillbehostedinfrontoftheconferenceroom.LuncheswillbeservedintheHnkarrestaurant in a separated area for EAMT'15participants. Ihope youwill enjoy the socialevents that we have organized: the welcome reception in the Cariye Pool and theconference banquet on the beach of WOW Kremlin Palace. On the last day of theconference,aculturaltourwillbeorganizedtoKurunluandPerge.

    IwillhavetoexpressmygratitudetotheEAMTBoardforprovidinguswiththeopportunitytohostthe18thEAMT conference;especiallyAndyWay,MikelForcada,ViggoHansen,andTonyClarkewhohelpedmewheneverneeded. Itwasagreatpleasuretoworkwithyou. Iwould liketothanktheProgramChair,FelipeSnchezMartnez,andUserCochairsGemaRamrezSanchezandFredHollowoodfortakingcareofthelargenumberofsubmissionsandforpreparingtheprogramme.

    This conferencewouldnotbepossiblewithout theeffortsofmanypeople involved in itsorganization; our organizational partner DEKON particularly Kubilay ahin and Kbraenkahveci who worked hard to prepare a successful setup for the conference, localorganizationcochairMehmedzkanandourlocalorganizationcommitteemembersKemalOflazer,CokunMermer,YcelBicil,enizDemirandAlperKanakwhovolunteeredfortheorganizationandhelpedduringeverystageofthepreparations.

    Lastly, Iamgrateful toour sponsors for theirgenerous contributions;gold sponsorSTAR,bronzesponsorsKuveytTrk,Ebay,andUniversal,WelcomeReceptionSpons