MT Summit XIV Workshop on Post-editing Technology and Practice

September 2, 2013 - Nice, France

Final extension for submission: June 6, 2013
Notification of acceptance: July 5, 2013
Final "camera-ready" version: July 26, 2013

Following the success of the AMTA 2012 Workshop on Translation Post-Editing Technology and Practice (WPTP -, we are organizing WPTP2. Once again, this workshop will be an opportunity for post-editing practitioners and researchers to get together and openly discuss the weaknesses and strengths of existing technology, to properly and objectively assess post-editing effectiveness, to establish better practices, and propose tools and technological post-editing solutions that are built around the needs of users.


The broad focus of WPTP1 was technologies and practices associated with post-editing. For WPTP2, we propose to place a greater emphasis on "technologies". We are particularly interested in attracting original papers on the following themes, but also welcome other ideas which touch on potential fruitful human-machine collaborations for translation.

  • Post-editing user interface design and evaluation
  • Tools for crowd and community post-editing
  • Automatic prediction of post-editing effort
  • Error-detection and error-correction for post-editing
  • Innovative uses of post-editor feedback
  • Innovative uses of MT data for post-editing
  • Integration of MT with translation memory and other CAT tools
  • Text pre- and post-processing for post-editing
  • Post-editing and mobile devices
  • Post-editing evaluation methodology and metrics
  • Collecting and sharing post-editing data 
  • Best practices for post-editing
  • Training for post-editing
Accepted papers will be published electronically, as part of the MT Summit XIV proceedings.

Workshop Organizers

  • Sharon O'Brien - CNGL/Dublin City University
  • Michel Simard - National Research Council Canada
  • Lucia Specia - University of Sheffield

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