Machine Translation Summit XIII -- Second Call for Papers

Event Notification Type: 
Call for Papers
Abbreviated Title: 
MT Summit XIII
Monday, 19 September 2011 to Friday, 23 September 2011
Hiromi Nakaiwa
Submission Deadline: 
Monday, 20 June 2011

Machine Translation Summit XIII - Second Call for Papers -

Xiamen, China

19th – 23rd September 2011

The thirteenth Machine Translation Summit, organized by the International Association for Machine Translation (IAMT) and hosted by the Asia-Pacific Association for Machine Translation (AAMT), will be held in Xiamen, China, from 19 to 23 September 2011.

Important Dates

June 20th, 2011 Paper submissions due
August 1st, 2011 Notification to authors
August 19th, 2011 Final camera-ready version due

MT Summit XIII will feature a comprehensive program that will include research papers, reports on users' experiences, discussions of policy issues, invited talks, panels, exhibits, tutorials, and workshops. We define machine translation in the broadest possible sense, to include not just fully
automatic MT but tools for translation support and multilingual text processing as well.

We invite all those with an interest in translation automation-researchers, developers, translation service providers, users, or managers-to participate in the conference.

MT Summit XIII hereby invites original submissions on all aspects machine and machine-aided translation. The submissions must be in English and fall into one of three categories:

Category A: research (or theoretical) papers: maximum length 8 pages;

Category B: user's studies (including manager's experiences): maximum length 8 pages;

Category C: system presentations (with optional demos): maximum length 4 pages.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

* MT technology

* Translation environments (workflow, support tools, conversion tools for lexica, etc.)

* Translation aids (translation memory, terminology databases, etc.)

* Human factors in MT and user interfaces for MT

* MT combined with other technologies (speech translation, cross-language information retrieval, multilingual text categorization, multilingual text summarization, multilingual natural language generation, etc.)

* Dictionaries and lexica for MT

* Text and speech corpora for MT, and knowledge extraction for MT

* Standards in text and lexicon encoding for MT

* MT evaluation techniques and evaluation results.

* User's studies (including manager's experiences)

It is acceptable to submit your paper to another conference, provided you declare this double submission at the time you make your submission to Machine Translation Summit. If the paper is accepted by the other conference and you decide to withdraw it from MT Summit, you must notify us of your intention to withdraw as soon as you receive the acceptance from the other conference. Also note that for each paper accepted by MT Summit, at the camera-ready stage, papers will be accepted for inclusion in the MT Summit conference proceedings only if at least one author of each paper has
registered for the conference.

There will be two types of papers:

(R) Regular papers (Category A and B only): Submissions are invited for reports of significant research results or user’s studies in any aspect of machine translation and related areas.

Such reports should include a substantial evaluation component.

(P) Poster presentations (with or without demonstration) (Category A, B and C): Submissions are invited for presentations that are best suited for poster sessions, which are more interactive. Submissions are also invited for reports on the design, implementation, operation and evaluation of operational and prototype systems.

Both types of paper should include a category (A, B or C), a type of paper (Regular paper or Poster presentations), a 100 word abstract, and up to 5 keywords. MT Summit XIII uses electronic submission through the EasyChair conference tool.

Formatting Guidelines

Papers must be submitted in pdf, through the Easy chair Conference papers submission system.

Those who do not have an Easy chair account will need to create one. Use following link to submit your papers.

Electronic Submission:

The details of formatting instructions and style files for Latex users and MS-Word users can be found in the following link.

Research Program Committee:

Igor Boguslavsky, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

Boxing Chen, NRC, Canada

David Chiang, University of Southern California, USA
KeySun Choi, KAIST, Korea

Alain Desilets, Institute for Information Technology of the National Research Council of Canada, Canada

Mike Dillinger, Content Management Consulting, USA

Kevin Duh, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, Japan

Andrew Finch, NICT, Japan

Mikel L. Forcada, University of Alicante, Spain

Michel Galley, Microsoft Research, USA

Laurie Gerber, Independent Language Technology Consultant, USA

Nizar Habash, Columbia University, USA

Hitoshi Iida, Tokyo University of Technology, Japan

Abraham Ittycheriah, IBM Research, USA

Kyo Kageura, University of Tokyo, Japan

Richard Kittredge, CoGenTex, Inc., USA

Kevin Knight, University of Southern California, Information Sciences Institute, USA

Philipp Koehn, University of Edinburgh, UK

Shankar Kumar, Google, USA

Sadao Kurohashi, Kyoto University, Japan

Mu Li, Microsoft Research Asia, China

Qun Liu, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Yang Liu, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Yajuan Lü, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Yanjun Ma, Baidu, China

Wolfgang Macherey, Google, USA

Daniel Marcu, University of Southern California, Information Sciences Institute, USA

Nagata Masaaki, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, Japan

Franz Josef Och , Google, USA

Kemal Oflazer, Carnegie Mellon University – Qatar, Qatar

Salim Roukos, IBM Research, USA

Rajeev Sangal, International Institute of Information Technology, India

Xiaodong Shi, Xiamen University, China

Keh-Yih Su, Behavior Design Corporation, Taiwan

Le Sun, Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Hajime Tsukada, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, Japan

Akira Ushioda, Fujitsu Labratories, Japan

Masao Utiyama, NICT, Japan

Takehito Utsuro, University of Tsukuba, Japan

Stephan Vogel, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Haifeng Wang, Baidu, China

Taro Watanabe, NICT, Japan

Andy Way, Dublin City University, Ireland

Chris Wendt, Microsoft Research, USA

Hua Wu, Baidu, China

Dekai Wu, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China

Fei Xia, Washinton University, USA

Deyi Xiong, I2R, Singapore

Hiroshi Yamamoto, Kinki University, Japan

Shoichi Yokoyama, Yamagata University, Japan

Min Zhang, I2R, Singapore

Yujie Zhang, Beijing Jiaotong University, China

Tiejun Zhao, Harbin Institute of Technology, China

Chengqing Zong, Institute of Automata, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

The program committee will be chaired by Hiromi Nakaiwa ( from Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, Japan. All submissions will be reviewed by at least three experts.