Stockholm hosts ELRC workshop

Stockholm hosts ELRC workshopThursday, March 10, 2016

The ELRC workshop in Stockholm, Sweden, was held on March 10, 2016, at the Europe House. The event was hosted by Lars Bolin from the Swedish Langage Bank and Rickard Domeij of the Swedish Language Council.

At the workshop, the head of the European Commission in Sweden, Catherine Areskoug Mascharenhas, made the opening remarks. Andrejs Vasiļjevs of the ELRC consortium introduced the guests, who numbered more than 50, to the aims and goals of the ELRC action. 

ELRC as Best Practice Example for Enabling On-demand Machine Translation

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Saarbrücken, Germany


In his recent post, Common Sense Advisory (CSA Research) analyst Arle Lommel stresses that “the path to statistical MT success is paved with big data”. Organisations wanting to develop good machine translation (MT) engines hence need to collect enough language resources to train their systems. According to CSA Research, two general approaches can be used for collecting such data: Harvesting open data sources and mining one’s own translations.