Saturday, July 29, 2006

Check this out!

AMTA 2006 - Boston, MA: "Context-Based Machine Translation Authors: Jaime Carbonell, Steve Klein, David Miller, Mike Steinbaum, Tomer Grassiany and Jochen Frey"

The most exciting new MT approach around. Meaningful Machines will finally let us know something more detailed. The corresponding patents have been out for a while, but I am looking forward to read this paper...

UCI researchers 'text mine' the New York Times, demonstrating evolution of potent new technology

press release @ the bren school of information and computer sciences: "'We have shown in a very practical way how a new text mining technique makes understanding huge volumes of text quicker and easier,' said David Newman, a computer scientist in the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences at UCI. 'To put it simply, text mining has made an evolutionary jump. In just a few short years, it could become a common and useful tool for everyone from medical doctors to advertisers; publishers to politicians.'"