Call for Papers


MUMTTT 2015 is the second event of a series dedicated to Multiword Unit processing and translation in the context of Machine Translation and Translation Technology. We are interested in original research related (but not limited) to the following topics:

  • Lexical, syntactic, semantic and translational aspects in MWU representation
  • Collostructional analysis and MWU
  • Automatic extraction of multilingual MWU resources
  • Identification and acquisition of multi-word terms and their variants
  • Development and use of handcrafted MWU linguistic resources in MT
  • Development of corpora for extraction and translation of MWUs
  • MWUs in Computer-assisted Translation
  • MWUs in Machine Translation
  • Paraphrasing of MWUs applied to the improving of MT
  • MWUs and word alignment techniques
  • Learning semantic information about MWUs from monolingual, parallel or comparable corpora
  • Multilingualism and MWU processing
  • MWU-centred MT evaluation
  • Compilation of resources for extraction and translation of multiword units
  • Creation of MWU-annotated corpora with a focus on translation
  • Compilation of resources for extraction and translation of multiword units

Abstract submission and important dates

- Abstract length: between 400 and 500 words (without bibliography).

 Submisssion extension: 31st March 2015

- Abstracts are to be submitted through the conference online management system.

- Notification of acceptance: 30th April 2015.

- Submission of full papers (according to style sheet): 15th July 2015.

- Abstracts accepted for oral presentation will have 15-20 minutes for presentation, followed by 5-10 minutes for questions and answers.

- Abstracts accepted for poster presentation will have a space for exhibition to the audience and will have two discussion sessions for the authors to discuss their work with attendees. The size of posters should be A1 (594mm x 841mm) and it should be printed in colour.

- Workshop language: English.