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- <h1>Machine Translation <font color="lightgrey">: Spring 2012</font></h1>
+ <h1>Machine Translation <font color="lightgrey">: 600.468 : Spring 2012</font></h1>
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<p><b>Instructors:</b>
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<a href="http://translate.google.com">Google translate</a> can instantly
translate between any pair of over fifty human languages (for instance, from
French to English). How does it do that? Why does it make the errors that it
-does? And how can you build something better? Modern translation systems learn
-to translate by reading millions of words of already translated text,
+does? And how can you build something better? Modern translation systems <i>learn</i>
+how to translate by reading millions of words of already translated text,
and this course will show you how they work. The course covers a diverse set
of fundamental building blocks from linguistics, machine learning, algorithms,
data structures, and formal language theory, along with their application to
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input, output, and evalution, and executed with creativity and depth.
<h2>Textbook</h2>
-We will most likely use <a href="http://www.statmt.org/book/">Statistical Machine Translation</a> by <a href="http://www.iccs.informatics.ed.ac.uk/~pkoehn/">Philipp Koehn</a> (<a href="http://www.amazon.com/Statistical-Machine-Translation-Philipp-Koehn/dp/0521874157">Amazon</a>).
-A more compact (but therefore less thorough) <a href="http://www.cs.jhu.edu/~alopez/papers/survey.pdf">survey</a> by <a href="index.html">Adam Lopez</a> is available for free.
+Some readings will be drawn from <a href="http://www.statmt.org/book/">Statistical Machine Translation</a>
+by <a href="http://www.iccs.informatics.ed.ac.uk/~pkoehn/">Philipp Koehn</a>
+(You can read it online through the <a href="https://catalyst.library.jhu.edu/catalog/bib_3522360">JHU library</a> or
+or purchase from <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Statistical-Machine-Translation-Philipp-Koehn/dp/0521874157">Amazon</a>).
+A more compact (but therefore less thorough) <a href="http://www.cs.jhu.edu/~alopez/papers/survey.pdf">survey</a> by
+<a href="index.html">Adam Lopez</a> is available for free. Note that the readings (and therefore the textbook)
+aren't strictly required; what's required is that you understand the concepts and are able to apply them.
<h2>Tentative Schedule</h2>
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