AAAI Publications, First AAAI Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing

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English to Hindi Translation Protocols for an Enterprise Crowd
Srinivasan Iyengar, Shirish Subhash Karande, Sachin Lodha

Last modified: 2013-11-03

Abstract


We present early results on crowd sourcing translations in an enterprise setting. We show that several weak translators can together converge to translation quality higher than individually plausible. We share learning about post editing of translations and the effort perceived by the crowd. A key observation is that a protocol “machine-human-human” that utilizes two-hop post editing can provide an almost expert quality translation. Finally, we discuss methods that can choose the best translation among several candidates.

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