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“Poetic” Statistical Machine Translation: Rhyme and Meter

  • Dmitriy Genzel
  • Jakob Uszkoreit
  • Franz Och
EMNLP (2010), pp. 158-166


As a prerequisite to translation of poetry, we implement the ability to produce translations with meter and rhyme for phrase-based MT, examine whether the hypothesis space of such a system is flexible enough to accommodate such constraints, and investigate the impact of such constraints on translation quality.

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