Shared Task on Machine Transliteration
Transliteration is defined as phonetic translation of names across languages. Transliteration of
Named Entities (NEs) is necessary in many applications, such as machine translation, corpus
alignment, cross‐language IR, information extraction and automatic lexicon acquisition. All such
systems call for high‐performance transliteration, which is the focus of the shared task in the NEWS
2009 workshop. The objective of the shared task is to promote machine transliteration research by
providing a common benchmarking platform for the community to evaluate the state‐of‐the‐art technologies.
Information about shared task on transliteration is at https://translit.i2r.a-star.edu.sg/news2009/.
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Shared Task White Paper
Details of shared task can be found in the white paper.
Shared Task FAQ
Frequently asked questions on Shared Task can be found at the FAQ page.
Shared Task Registration
For registration of shared task on transliteration, please go to the registration page.