Two Case Studies on Translating Pronouns in a Deep Syntax Framework
M. Novák, Z. Zabokrtský, and A. Nedoluzhko. Proceedings of the Sixth International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing, page 1037--1041. Nagoya, Japan, Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing, (October 2013)
We focus on improving the translation of the English pronoun "it" and English reflexive pronouns in an English-Czech syntax-based machine translation framework. Our evaluation both from intrinsic and extrinsic perspective shows that adding specialized syntactic and coreference-related features leads to an improvement in translation quality.