publication . Conference object . Other literature type . 2016

Efficient Exploration of Translation Variants in Large Multiparallel Corpora Using a Relational Database

Graën, Johannes; Clematide, Simon; Volk, Martin;
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  • Published: 28 May 2016
  • Publisher: ELRA,Paris
  • Country: Switzerland
We present an approach for searching and exploring translation variants of multi-word units in large multiparallel corpora based on a relational database management system. Our web-based application Multilingwis, which allows for multilingual lookups of phrases and words in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish, is of interest to anybody who wants to quickly compare expressions across several languages, such as language learners without linguistic knowledge. In this paper, we focus on the technical aspects of how to represent and efficiently retrieve all occurrences that match the user’s query in one of five languages simultaneously with their translation...
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free text keywords: Institute of Computational Linguistics, 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems, 410 Linguistics
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