Workshop on Multi-word Units in Machine Translation

The conference was jointly organised by the European Association for Phraseology (EUROPHRAS), the University of Malaga, the University of Wolverhampton, and the Bulgarian Association for Computational Linguistics.


  • Malaga, Spain

Important Dates

Deadline for paper submission 01 July
Acceptance notification 22 July
Final camera-ready version 02 September
MUMTTT 2022 workshop 30 September

Workshop Chairs

  • Gloria Corpas Pastor, Universidad de Málaga, Spain
  • Ruslan Mitkov, University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
  • Johanna Monti, Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale”, Italy
  • Maria Pia di Buono, Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale”, Italy

Organising Committee

  • Gennaro Nolano, Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale”, Italy
  • Giulia Speranza, Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale”, Italy
  • Khadija Ait ElFqih, Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale”, Italy

Calls For Papers


  • Lexical, syntactic, semantic and translational aspects in MWU representation
  • Theoretical approaches to MWUs (e.g., collostructional analysis of MWU, cognitive approaches to processing MWUs, etc.)
  • Development of multilingual MWU resources
  • Identification and acquisition of MWUs and variants
  • Learning semantic information about MWUs from monolingual, parallel or comparable corpora
  • Development and use of MWU resources in machine translation and translation technology
  • Development of corpora for the extraction and translation of MWUs
  • Compilation of resources for the extraction and translation of multiword units
  • Creation of MWU-annotated corpora with a focus on translation aspects
  • Paraphrasing of MWUs applied to the improvement of machine translation
  • MWUs and word alignment techniques
  • MWUs in machine translation
  • MWUs in translation memory systems
  • MWUs in term extraction
  • MWU-centred machine translation evaluation
  • Evaluation of MWU translation
  • MWUs in CAT tools
  • Multilingualism and MWU processing
  • Psycholinguistic studies of MWU processing in a bilingual setting

Submission Guidelines

  • Submissions must consist of full-text papers and should not exceed 7 pages excluding references, they should be minimum of 5 pages long. The accepted papers will be published as workshop e-proceedings together with Europhras short papers and posters with ISBN, will be assigned a DOI and will be also available at the time of the conference. The papers should be in English.
    Authors of accepted papers will receive guidelines regarding how to produce camera-ready versions of their papers for inclusion in the proceedings.
    Each submission will be reviewed by at least three programme committee members. Accepted papers will be presented orally or as posters, as determined by the programme committee. There will be no distinction in the workshop proceedings between papers presented orally or as posters.

For assistance with submissions, contact the committees at [email protected].

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