AIM-WEST Workshop – 29-31 Oct 2014 (San Carlos, Brasil)


Wednesday 29 October


Project and team presentations

  • Project presentation (slides)- L. Besacier
  • LIG (slides) – L. Besacier
  • LIDILEM (slides) – A. Tutin
  • LIF – C. Ramisch
  • LATTICE (slides) – I. Tellier
  • UFSCAR (slides) – H. Caseli
  • UFRGS – A. Villavicencio (video conference on thursday at 2PM)


Previous and ongoing research presentations:

  • Corpora and evaluation of MWE machine translation (slides) (L. Besacier)
  • MWE annotation of a French corpus and project for the coming year (slides) (A. Tutin)
  • Token-based MWE identification and evaluation (slides ) (C. Ramisch)
  • Never-ending MWE learning – NEMWEL (slides) (A. Rondon)
  • + Pablo (UFScar) presented his Master subject  (Multilingual Parsing)

Thursday 30 October



AIM-WEST Working session – towards a shared task on MWE translation

Notes on this Workshop and Plans for the Shared Task can be found here


  • Corpora and data sets – existing resources and common repository
  • Task definition: language pairs, size of test sets, automatic/manual annotation, etc.
  • Protocols for translation evaluation
    • Automatic
    • Manual
  • MT systems evaluated (on-line systems, Moses-based, etc)
  • Schedule, participants, tasks

Friday 31 October 


  • Meeting students from Computer Science/Engineering and Lingusitics for studies in France
  • Wrap up of AIM-WEST meeting (year 1)


Meeting with local international relations Camila Hoffman to discuss teaching exchanges

NEXT WORKSHOP (possibly)
LICIA Workshop will be in October 19-20th 2015 in PortoAlegre
so AIM-WEST 2015 meeting could be in PortoAlegre after this on 21st, 22d and 23d October 2015
2 days meeting => talk to Aline about this – OK
pb with Helena on 23d evening…
Next Phone Meeting 21st of January 4PM (goal: discuss about shared task and other activities)