Sara Stymne's publications

2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | Theses | Presentations


2017

  • Miryam de Lhoneux, Sara Stymne and Joakim Nivre. Arc-Hybrid Non-Projective Dependency Parsing with a Static-Dynamic Oracle. In Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Parsing Technologies. pages 99-104. September 20-22, 2017. Pisa, Italy. (pdf)
  • Magdalena Parks, Jussi Karlgren and Sara Stymne. Plausibility Testing for Lexical Resources. In Proceedings of CLEF 2017 (The International Conference of the Cross-Language Evaluation Forum for European Languages). September 11-14, 2017. Dublin, Ireland. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne, Sharid Loáiciga and Fabienne Cap. A BiLSTM-based system for cross-lingual pronoun prediction. In Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Discourse in Machine Translation. September 8, 2017. Copenhagen, Denmark. (pdf)
  • Sharid Loáiciga, Sara Stymne, Preslav Nakov, Christian Hardmeier, Jörg Tiedemann, Mauro Cettolo and Yannick Versley. Findings of the 2017 DiscoMT Shared Task on Cross-lingual Pronoun Prediction. In Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Discourse in Machine Translation. September 8, 2017. Copenhagen, Denmark. (pdf)
  • Miryam de Lhoneux, Yan Shao, Ali Basirat, Eliyahu Kiperwasser, Sara Stymne, Yoav Goldberg and Joakim Nivre. From Raw Text to Universal Dependencies - Look, No Tags! In Proceedings of the CoNLL 2017 Shared Task: Multilingual Parsing from Raw Text to Universal Dependencies. Pages 207-217. August 3-4, 2017. Vancouver, Canada. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne. The Effect of Translationese on Tuning for Statistical Machine Translation. In Proceedings of the 21st Nordic Conference on Computational Linguistics. Pages 241-246. May 22-24, 2017. Gothenburg, Sweden. (pdf)
  • Allison Adams and Sara Stymne. Learning with learner corpora: Using the TLE for native language identification. In Proceedings of the joint workshop on NLP for Computer Assisted Language Learning and NLP for Language Acquisition. Pages 1-7. May 22, 2017. Gothenburg, Sweden. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne, Eva Pettersson, Beáta Megyesi and Anne Palmér. Annotating errors in student texts: First experiences and experiments. In Proceedings of the joint workshop on NLP for Computer Assisted Language Learning and NLP for Language Acquisition. Pages 47-60. May 22, 2017. Gothenburg, Sweden. (pdf)
  • Miryam de Lhoneux, Sara Stymne and Joakim Nivre. Old School vs. New School: Comparing Transition-Based Parsers with and without Neural Network Enhancement. In Proceedings of the 15th Treebanks and Linguistic Theories Workshop (TLT). Pages 99-110. January 20-21, 2017. Bloomington, Indiana, US. (pdf)

2016
  • Liane Guillou, Christian Hardmeier, Preslav Nakov, Sara Stymne, Jörg Tiedemann, Yannick Versley, Mauro Cettolo, Bonnie Webber and Andrei Popescu-Belis. Findings of the 2016 WMT Shared Task on Cross-lingual Pronoun Prediction. In Proceedings of the First Conference on Machine Translation (WMT 2016). Pages 525-542. August 11-12, 2016. Berlin Germany. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne. Feature Exploration for Cross-Lingual Pronoun Prediction. In Proceedings of the First Conference on Machine Translation (WMT 2016). Pages 609-615. August 11-12, 2016. Berlin Germany. (pdf)
  • Oscar Sagemo and Sara Stymne. The UU Submission to the Machine Translation Quality Estimation Task. In Proceedings of the First Conference on Machine Translation (WMT 2016). Pages 825-830. August 11-12, 2016. Berlin Germany. (pdf)
  • Jörg Tiedemann, Fabienne Cap, Jenna Kanerva, Filip Ginter, Sara Stymne, Robert Östling and Marion Weller-Di Marco. Phrase-Based SMT for Finnish with More Data, Better Models and Alternative Alignment and Translation Tools. In Proceedings of the First Conference on Machine Translation (WMT 2016). Pages 391-398. August 11-12, 2016. Berlin Germany. (pdf)

2015
  • Christian Hardmeier, Preslav Nakov, Sara Stymne, Jörg Tiedemann, Yannick Versley and Mauro Cettolo. Pronoun-Focused MT and Cross-Lingual Pronoun Prediction: Findings of the 2015 DiscoMT Shared Task on Pronoun Translation. In Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Discourse in Machine Translation(DiscoMT 2015). Pages 1–16. September 17, 2015. Lisbon, Portugal. (pdf)

2014
  • Sara Stymne, Jörg Tiedemann and Joakim Nivre. Estimating Word Alignment Quality for SMT Reordering Tasks. In Proceedings of the Ninth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation (WMT14). Pages 275–286. June 26-27, 2014. Baltimore, Maryland, USA. (pdf)
  • Christian Hardmeier, Sara Stymne, Jörg Tiedemann, Aaron Smith and Joakim Nivre. Anaphora Models and Reordering for Phrase-Based SMT. In Proceedings of the Ninth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation (WMT14). Pages 122–129. June 26-27, 2014. Baltimore, Maryland, USA. (pdf)

2013
  • Sara Stymne, Christian Hardmeier, Jörg Tiedemann and Joakim Nivre. Feature Weight Optimization for Discourse-Level SMT. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Discourse in Machine Translation. Pages 60-69. August 9, 2013. Sofia, Bulgaria. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne, Christian Hardmeier, Jörg Tiedemann and Joakim Nivre. Tunable Distortion Limits and Corpus Cleaning for SMT. In Proceedings of the Eigth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation (WMT13). Pages 225-231. August 8-9, 2013. Sofia, Bulgaria. (pdf)
  • Christian Hardmeier, Sara Stymne, Jörg Tiedemann and Joakim Nivre. Docent: A Document-Level Decoder for Phrase-Based Statistical Machine Translation. In Proceedings of ACL 2013: System Demonstrations. Pages 193-198. August 5-7, 2013. Sofia, Bulgaria. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne, Nicola Cancedda and Lars Ahrenberg. Generation of Compound Words in Statistical Machine Translation into Compounding Languages. Computational Linguistics, Vol. 39, No. 4: 1067–1108. December 2013. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne, Jörg Tiedemann, Christian Hardmeier and Joakim Nivre. Statistical Machine Translation with Readability Constraints. Proceedings of the 19th Nordic Conference on Computational Linguistics (NODALIDA'13). Pages 375-386. May 23--24, 2013. Oslo, Norway. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne. Using a Grammar Checker and its Error Typology for Annotation of Statistical Machine Translation Errors. Post proceeedings of the 24th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics. Pages 332-344. August 25-27, 2010. Joensuu, Finland. (Preprint pdf)

2012
  • Sara Stymne and Christian Smith. On the Interplay Between Readability, Summarization and MTranslatability. In Proceedings of the 4th Swedish Language Technology Conference (SLTC 2012). Pages 71-72. October Lund, Sweden. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne. Clustered word classes for preordering in statistical machine translation. Proceedings of the Joint Workshop on Unsupervised and Semi-Supervised Learning in NLP (ROBUS-UNSUP 2012). Pages 28-34. April 24, 2012. Avignon, France. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne and Lars Ahrenberg. On the practice of error analysis for machine translation evaluation. Proceedings of the Eight International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'12). Pages 1786-1790. May 23-25, 2012. Istanbul, Turkey. (pdf)
  • Maria Holmqvist, Sara Stymne, Lars Ahrenberg and Magnus Merkel. Alignment-based reordering for SMT. Proceedings of the Eight International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'12). Pages 3436-3440. May 23-25, 2012. Istanbul, Turkey. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne, Henrik Danielsson, Sofia Bremin, Hongzhan Hu, Johanna Karlsson, Anna Prytz Lillkull and Martin Wester. Eye Tracking as a Tool for Machine Translation Error Analysis. Proceedings of the Eight International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'12). Pages 1121-1126. May 23-25, 2012. Istanbul, Turkey. (pdf)

2011
  • Sara Stymne and Nicola Cancedda. Productive Generation of Compound Words in Statistical Machine Translation. In Proceedings of the Sixth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation (WMT11). Pages 250-260. July 30-31, 2011. Edinburgh, Scotland. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne. Spell Checking Techniques for Replacement of Unknown Words and Data Cleaning for Haitian Creole SMS Translation. In Proceedings of the Sixth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation (WMT11). Pages 470-477. July 30-31, 2011. Edinburgh, Scotland. (pdf)
  • Maria Holmqvist, Sara Stymne and Lars Ahrenberg. Experiments with word alignment, normalization and clause reordering for SMT between English and German. In Proceedings of the Sixth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation (WMT11). Pages 393-398. July 30-31, 2011. Edinburgh, Scotland. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne. Blast: A Tool for Error Analysis of Machine Translation Output. In Proceedings of the ACL-HLT 2011 System Demonstrations. Pages 56-61. June 19-24, 2011. Portland, Oregon, USA. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne. Pre- and Postprocessing for Statistical Machine Translation into Germanic Languages. In Proceedings of the ACL 2011 Student Session. Pages 12-17. June 19-24, 2011. Portland, Oregon, USA. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne. Definite Noun Phrases in Statistical Machine Translation into Scandinavian Languages. In Proceedings of the 15th conference of the European Association for Machine Translation (EAMT 2011). Pages 289-296. May 30-31, 2011. Leuven, Belgium. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne. Iterative reordering and word alignment for statistical MT. In Proceedings of the 18th Nordic Conference of Computational Linguistics (NODALIDA 2011) Pages 315-318. May 11-13, 2011. Riga, Latvia. (pdf)

2010
  • Sofia Bremin, Hongzhan Hu, Johanna Karlsson, Anna Prytz Lillkull, Martin Wester, Henrik Danielsson and Sara Stymne. Methods for human evaluation of machine translation. In Proceedings of the Swedish Language Technology Conference (SLTC2010). Pages 47-48. October 28-29, 2010. Linköping, Sweden. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne, Maria Holmqvist and Lars Ahrenberg. Vs and OOVs: Two Problems for Translation between German and English. In Proceedings of the Joint Fifth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation and MetricsMATR (WMT'10). Pages 183-188. July 15-16, 2010. Uppsala, Sweden. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne and Lars Ahrenberg. Using a Grammar Checker for Evaluation and Postprocessing of Statistical Machine Translation. In Proceedings of the Seventh Conference on International Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'10). Pages 2175-2181. May 19-21, 2010. Valletta, Malta. (pdf)

2009
  • Sara Stymne. Definite Noun Phrases in Statistical Machine Translation into Danish. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Extracting and Using Constructions in NLP. Pages 4-9. May 14, 2009. Odense, Denmark. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne. A Comparison of Merging Strategies for Translation of German Compounds. Proceedings of the Student Research Workshop at EACL 2009. Pages 61-69. April 2, 2009. Athens, Greece. (pdf)
  • Maria Holmqvist, Sara Stymne, Jody Foo and Lars Ahrenberg. Improving alignment for SMT by reordering and augmenting the training corpus. Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation (WMT09). Pages 120-124. March 30-31, 2009. Athens, Greece. (pdf)

2008
  • Maria Holmqvist, Lars Ahrenberg and Sara Stymne. High-precision Word Alignment with Parallel Phrases. In Proceedings of the Second Swedish Language Technology Conference (SLTC-08). Pages 45-46. November 20-21, 2008. Stockholm, Sweden. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne and Maria Holmqvist. Processing of Swedish Compounds for Phrase-Based Statistical Machine Translation. In Proceedings of the 12th annual conference of the European Association for Machine Translation (EAMT 2008). Pages 180-189. September 22-23, 2008. Hamburg, Germany. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne. German Compounds in Factored Statistical Machine Translation. In Proceedings of GoTAL, 6th International Conference on Natural Language Processing, ed: A. Ranta and B. Nordström, Springer LNCS/LNAI Volume 5221. Pages 464-475. August 25-27, 2008. Gothenburg, Sweden. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne, Maria Holmqvist and Lars Ahrenberg. Effects of Morphological Analysis in Translation between German and English. In Proceedings of the ACL 2008 Third Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation. Pages 135-138. June 19, 2008. Columbus, Ohio. (pdf)
  • Sara Stymne. Experiments with Swedish-English Statistical Machine Translation. In Proceedings of the 3rd Baltic Conference on Human Language Technology (HLT07). Pages 303-309. October 4-5, 2007. Kaunas, Lithuania. (pdf)

2007
  • Maria Holmqvist, Sara Stymne and Lars Ahrenberg. Getting to know Moses: Initial experiments on German-English factored translation. In Proceedings of ACL 2007 Second Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation. Pages 181-184. June 23, 2007. Prague, Czech Republic. (pdf)

2006
  • Sara Stymne and Lars Ahrenberg. A Bilingual Grammar for Translation of English-Swedish Verb Frame Divergences. In Proceedings of the 11th Annual Conference of the European Association for Machine Translation (EAMT). Pages 9-17. June, 19-20, 2006. Oslo, Norway. (pdf)

Theses

  • Sara Stymne. 2012. Text Harmonization Strategies for Phrase-Based Statistical Machine Translation. PhD thesis, Linköping University, Sweden. (info, pdf)
  • Sara Stymne. 2009. Compound Processing for Phrase-Based Statistical Machine Translation. Licentiate thesis, Linköping University, Sweden. (info, pdf)
  • Sara Stymne. 2006. Swedish-English Verb Frame Divergences in a Bilingual Head-driven Phrase Structure Grammar for Machine Translation. Master's thesis, Linköping University, Sweden. (info, pdf)

Presentations

(other than those associated with conference publications)

  • The Effect of Translationese on SMT Tuning. Presentation at The Sixth Swedish Language Technology Conference (SLTC). November 17-18, 2016. Umeå, Sweden.
  • Sara Stymne and Jörg Tiedemann. MT in Helsinki/Turku/Uppsala. Presentation at the Workshop on Machine Translation for Morphologically-Rich Languages. September 12, 2017. Helsinki, Finland. Presenting joint work with Fabienne Cap, Jenna Kanerva, Filip Ginter, Robert Östling.
  • Fabienne Cap and Sara Stymne. Using Word Alignments to Determine the Compositionality of Swedish Compound Nouns. Poster presentation at The Sixth Swedish Language Technology Conference (SLTC). November 17-18, 2016. Umeå, Sweden.
  • Modelling inflection for SMT into Finnish. Presentation at FINMT 2016 - Workshop on Machine Translation for Morphologically-Rich Languages. September 12, 2016. Helsinki, Finland.
  • Estimating Word Alignment Quality for SMT Reordering Tasks. Seminar in Computational Linguistics, Uppsala University. March 7, 2014. Uppsala, Sweden.
  • Computational challenges for document translation. Talk given at the eSSENCE Academy 2013. October 16-17, 2013. Lund, Sweden.
  • Machine translation today and tomorrow. Invited talk at the Acrolinx Swedish User Event. May 28, 2013. Linköping, Sweden.
  • Text harmonization for statistical machine translation. Seminar in Computational Linguistics, Uppsala University. October 18, 2012. Uppsala, Sweden.
  • Discourse awareness for statistical machine translation. Poster presentation at the eSSENCE Academy Workshop 2012. October 16–17, 2012. Sigtuna, Sweden.
  • Statistical machine translation @ LiU. Exhibition at the Linköping University Popular Science week 2011 (Populärvetenskapliga veckan). October 19, 2011. Linköping , Sweden.
  • Compound Merging Strategies for Statistical Machine Translation. Participating in the Student Research Competition at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference. September 28-October 2, 2010. Atlanta, USA.
  • A Grammar Checker as an Aid to Read Machine Translated Texts. Poster presentation at the 24th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics. August 25-27, 2010. Joensuu, Finland.
  • Using a Grammar Checker for Evaluation and Postprocessing of Statistical MT. Poster presentation at the SweCog spring 2010 conference. May 6-8, 2010. Umeå, Sweden.
  • Språkteknologi för tillgängliga e-tjänster (Language technology for accessible e-services). Exhibition at SICS Open House. April 21, 2010. Kista, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Compound processing for statistical machine translation of Germanic languages. Seminar at Xerox Research Centre Europe. January 29, 2009. Grenoble, France.
  • Compound processing for statistical machine translation. GSLT seminar. October 22, 2008. Gothenburg, Sweden.
  • Swedish Curt: A simple dialogue system with "Clever use of reasoning tools". Demo and poster presentation at the 2008 GSLT retreat. January 25-27, 2008. Fiskebäckskil, Sweden. With Yvonne Samuelsson (Stockholm University).
  • Swedish grammars and MT: Status report. Presentation at the third DELPH-IN Summit. August 20-24, 2007. Berlin, Germany.
  • Some English-Swedish verb frame divergences in LKB. Presentation at the Workshop on Grammar Engineering at the 21st Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics. June 4, 2005, Trondheim, Norge. With Lars Ahrenberg.