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MTM 2019

Machine Translation Marathon


The fourteenth Machine Translation Marathon was held in Edinburgh, Scotland, from 26 August to 31 August, 2019.

statmt.org/mtm19/

Schedule

Day 1 - August 26

   
08:30 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 Opening
09:00 - 10:30 Lecture on NMT basics (part I)
Mark Fishel (University of Tartu)
10:30 - 11:00 ☕️
11:00 - 12:00 Lecture on NMT basics (part II)
Mark Fishel (University of Tartu)
12:00 - 12:30 Project proposals
13:45 - 14:00 Introduction to computing labs and resources
14:00 - 15:30 Tutorial on Nematus
Philip Williams (University of Edinburgh)
16:00 - 16:30 ☕️

Day 2 - August 27

   
09:00 - 10:30 Lecture on unsupervised machine translation
Mikel Artetxe (University of the Basque Country)
10:30 - 11:00 ☕️
11:00 - 12:30 Talk on mining parallel sentences
Holger Schwenk (Facebook)
14:00 - 15:30 Tutorial on debunking machine translation
Matīss Rikters (University of Tokyo)
16:00 - 16:30 ☕️

Day 3 - August 28

   
09:00 - 10:30 Lecture on quality estimation for machine translation
Fabio Kepler (Unbabel)
10:30 - 11:00 ☕️
11:00 - 12:30 Talk on evaluation of machine translation
Christian Federmann (Microsoft)
14:00 - 15:30 Tutorial on OpenKiwi
Miguel Vera, Sony Trénous (Unbabel)
16:00 - 16:30 ☕️
16:30 - 17:15 Project mid-week reports
19:00 - 23:00 Social event at BrewDog
(Sponsored by Microsoft)

Day 4 - August 29

   
09:00 - 10:30 Lecture on speech translation
Matthias Sperber (Apple)
10:30 - 11:00 ☕️
11:00 - 12:30 Talk on gender bias and natural language processing
Marta Ruiz Costa-jussà (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya), Christian Hardmeier (University of Edinburgh/Uppsala University)
14:00 - 15:30 Tutorial on transfer learning for low-resource NMT
Tom Kocmi (Charles University)
16:00 - 16:30 ☕️

Day 5 - August 30

   
09:00 - 10:30 Talk on NVIDIA platform
Paul Graham (NVIDIA)
10:30 - 11:00 ☕️
11:00 - 12:30 Talk: collected ramblings on NMT
Marcin Junczys-Dowmunt (Microsoft)
14:00 - 15:30 Tutorial on efficient NMT with Marian
Roman Grundkiewicz (University of Edinburgh)
16:00 - 16:30 ☕️

Day 6 - August 31

   
09:00 - 10:30 Finishing projects
10:30 - 11:00 ☕️
11:00 - 12:30 Project reports
Closing

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