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Subject: [ E-CFP ] Call for papers: Workshop on Post-Editing Technology and Practice (WPTP2) at MT Summit XIV
From: <mlf_(on)_ua.es>
Date received: 02 Mar 2013
Deadline: 17 May 2013
Start date: 02 Sep 2013





Workshop on Post-Editing Technology and Practice (WPTP2) at MT
Summit XIV, Nice, September 2nd, 2013

Call for Papers

Following the success of the AMTA 2012 Workshop on Translation
Post-Editing Technology and Practice (WPTP:
https://sites.google.com/site/wptp2012), we are organizing WPTP2.
Once again, this workshop will be an opportunity for post-editing
practitioners and researchers to get together and openly discuss
the weaknesses and strengths of existing technology, to properly
and objectively assess post-editing effectiveness, to establish
better practices, and propose tools and technological
post-editing solutions that are built around the needs of users.

This one-day workshop will be held during MT Summit XIV, in Nice
(France), Sept. 2, 2013. The workshop will feature an invited
speaker, oral presentations of original work, and a short poster
and demo session.

Topics of interest:

The broad focus of WPTP1 was technologies and practices
associated with post-editing. For WPTP2, we propose to place a
greater emphasis on "technologies". We are particularly
interested in attracting original papers on the following themes,
but also welcome other ideas which touch on potential fruitful
human-machine collaborations for translation:

    Post-editing user interface design and evaluation

    Tools for crowd and community post-editing

    Automatic prediction of post-editing effort

    Error-detection and error-correction for post-editing

    Innovative uses of post-editor feedback

    Innovative uses of MT data for post-editing

    Integration of MT with translation memory and other CAT tools

    Text pre- and post-processing for post-editing

    Post-editing and mobile devices

    Post-editing evaluation methodology and metrics

    Collecting and sharing post-editing data

    Best practices for post-editing

    Training for post-editing

Demos

We also invite one-page descriptions of interesting tools related
to post-editing, including commercial products, in-house systems
and open source software. Authors should be ready to present
demos of the tools during the workshop. See Demo submission
instructions below.

Important dates:

    March 1: Call for Papers

    May 17: Submission deadline

    June 14: Notifications to authors

    June 28: Camera-ready versions due

    September 2: Workshop

Original Paper Submission Instructions:

Format for original papers is the same as for regular MT Summit
submissions: papers should not be longer than 8 pages on A4
paper, in PDF format. Style files (Latex and MS Word) are
available here: http://www.mtsummit2013.info/call.asp

To allow for blind reviewing, please do not include author names
and affiliations within the paper and avoid obvious
self-references.

Papers must be submitted by 11:59 pm PDT (GMT - 7 hours), May 17,
2013, using the EasyChair conference tool. Please use the
following link to submit:
https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=wptp2.

Demo Submission Instructions:

Demo submissions consist of a 1-page product description. They
should not be anonymized. Please email your demo submissions
directly to Lucia Specia (lspecia_(at)_gmail.com) by 11:59 pm PDT (GMT
- 7 hours), May 17, 2013.

Workshop Organizers

Sharon O'Brien - CNGL / Dublin City University

Michel Simard - National Research Council Canada

Lucia Specia - University of Sheffield

Program Committee

Nora Aranberri - TAUS

Diego Bartolome - tauyou 

Michael Carl - Copenhagen Business School

Francisco Casacuberta - Universitat Politècnica de València

Mike Dillinger - Translation Optimization Partners

Stephen Doherty - Dublin City University

Andreas Eisele - European Commission

Jakob Elming - Copenhagen Business School

Atefeh Farzindar - NLP Technology

Marcello Federico - FBK-IRST

Mikel L. Forcada - Universitat d'Alacant

Ana Guerberof - Logoscript

Nizar Habash - Columbia University

Kristian Hvelplund - University of Copenhagen

Pierre Isabelle - National Research Council Canada

Maxim Khalilov - TAUS

Philipp Koehn - University of Edinburgh

Roland Kuhn - National Research Council Canada

Philippe Langlais - RALI / Université de Montréal

Alon Lavie - Carnegie Mellon University

Elliott Macklovitch - Translation Bureau Canada

Daniel Marcu - SDL / USC / ISI

John Moran - Transpiral Translation Services

Kristen Parton - Columbia University

Maja Popovic - DFKI

Johann Roturier - Symantec

Jean Senellart - SYSTRA

Midori Tatsumi - Dublin City University

Jörg Tiedemann - Uppsala University

Andy Way - Lingo24

Chris Wendt - Microsoft Research

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Mikel L. Forcada (http://www.dlsi.ua.es/~mlf/) Departament de
Llenguatges i Sistemes Informàtics Universitat d'Alacant E-03071
Alacant, Spain Phone: +34 96 590 9776 Fax: +34 96 590 9326

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