Fundamental and New Approaches to Statistical Machine Translation

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Lopez, A. (2008) Statistical machine translation. ACM Computing Surveys.

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Moses tutorial

Lucia Specia Lucia Specia has received a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Sao Paulo (USP-Sao Carlos, Brazil) in 2007. She was a postdoctoral research engineer at Xerox Research Centre Europe (Grenoble, France) and currently works in the University of Wolverhampton as a senior lecturer. Her research interests include Machine Translation, NLP Evaluation, Text Simplification, Word Sense Disambiguation and Plagiarism Detection.

Automatic Speech Recognition: from the beginning to Portuguese Language

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Huang, Acero, and Hon.
Spoken Language Processing. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 2001.
Rabiner & Juang. Fundamentals of Speech Recognition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1993.
Statistical Methods for Speech Recognition. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1998.

André Gustavo Adami André Gustavo Adami has undergraduation in Computer Science and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Oregon Health and Science University in 2004. He works as professor in the Informatics Department at Caxias do Sul University. His research interests include Speech Processing and Pervasive Computing.

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