Takefumi Yamazaki


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Design and construction of a machine-tractable Japanese-Malay dictionary
Francis Bond | Ruhaida Binti Sulong | Takefumi Yamazaki | Kentaro Ogura
Proceedings of Machine Translation Summit VIII

We present a method for combining two bilingual dictionaries to make a third, using one language as a pivot. In this case we combine a Japanese-English dictionary with a Malay-English dictionary, to produce a Japanese-Malay dictionary suitable for use in a machine translation system. Our method differs from previous methods in its use of semantic classes to rank translation equivalents: word pairs with compatible semantic classes are preferred to those with dissimilar classes. We also experiment with the use of two pivot languages. We have made a prototype dictionary of over 75,000 pairs.


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Learning Bilingual Collocations by Word-Level Sorting
Masahiko Haruno | Satoru Ikehara | Takefumi Yamazaki
COLING 1996 Volume 1: The 16th International Conference on Computational Linguistics

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High-Performance Bilingual Text Alignment Using Statistical and Dictionary Information
Masahiko Haruno | Takefumi Yamazaki
34th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics


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Two Methods for Learning ALT-J/E Translation Rules from Examples and a Semantic Hierarchy
Ilussein Allmuallim | Yasuhiro Akiba | Takefumi Yamazaki | Akio Yokoo | Shigeo Kaneda
COLING 1994 Volume 1: The 15th International Conference on Computational Linguistics