Martin Popel

office
409
office hours
Monday–Wednesday
email
popel@ufal.mff.cuni.cz
phone
+420 221 914 289
fax
+420 257 223 293
address
Malostranské náměstí 25
118 00 Praha 1
Czech Republic

Main Research Interests

dependency-based MT, parsing, language modeling, MT evaluation, treebanking, machine learning in NLP

 

Other Activities

technical editor of The Prague Bulletin of Mathematical Linguistics and ÚFAL technical reports

Projects / Tools / Data

Teaching

Supervision

  • 2010–2011 Master student Amir Kamran (Hybrid MT Approaches for Low-Resource Languages)
  • 2011–2012 Bachelor student Michal Koutný (Word prediction using language models)
  • 2011–2013 Bachelor student Ondřej Klejch (Tool for comparison and evaluation of machine translation)
  • 2012–2013 Bachelor student Michal Sedlák (Web Interface for the Treex Framework), see Treex::Web

Projects

QTLeap

Selected Bibliography

2013

  • Martin Popel, David Mareček, Jan Štěpánek, Daniel Zeman, Zdeněk Žabokrtský: Coordination Structures in Dependency Treebanks In Proceedings of ACL 2013, Sofia, Bulgaria, August 5–7, 2013, pp. 517–527. [pdf] [poster]
  • Petra Galuščáková, Martin Popel, Ondřej Bojar: PhraseFix: Statistical Post-Editing of TectoMT In Proceedings of WMT 2013, Sofia, Bulgaria, August 8–9, 2013, pp. 141–147. [pdf]
  • David Mareček, Martin Popel, Loganathan Ramasamy, Jan Štěpánek, Daniel Zeman, Zdeněk Žabokrtský, Jan Hajič: Cross-language Study on Influence of Coordination Style on Dependency Parsing Performance ÚFAL Technical report, [pdf]

2012

  • Rudolf Rosa, Ondřej Dušek, David Mareček, Martin Popel: Using Parallel Features in Parsing of Machine-Translated Sentences for Correction of Grammatical Errors In Proceedings of ACL SSST-6, Jeju, Korea, July 12, 2012, pp. 39–48. [pdf]
  • Ondřej Dušek, Zdeněk Žabokrtský, Martin Popel, Martin Majliš, Michal Novák, and David Mareček: Formemes in English-Czech Deep Syntactic MT. In Proceedings of WMT 2012, Montréal, Canada, June 7–8, 2012, pp. 267–274. [pdf]
  • Ondřej Bojar, Zdeněk Žabokrtský, Ondřej Dušek, Petra Galuščáková, Martin Majliš, David Mareček, Jiří Maršík, Michal Novák, Martin Popel, and Aleš Tamchyna: The Joy of Parallelism with CzEng 1.0. In Proceedings of LREC 2012, Istanbul, Turkey, May 21–27, 2012, pp. 3921–3928. [pdf]
  • Daniel Zeman, David Mareček, Martin Popel, Loganathan Ramasamy, Jan Štěpánek, Zdeněk Žabokrtský, Jan Hajič: HamleDT: To Parse or Not to Parse?. In Proceedings of LREC 2012, Istanbul, Turkey, May 21–27, 2012, pp. 2735–2741. [pdf]

2011

  • Ondřej Bojar, Miloš Ercegovčević, Martin Popel and Omar Zaidan: A Grain of Salt for the WMT Manual Evaluation. In Proceedings of WMT 2011, EMNLP 6th Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation, Edinburgh, UK, July 30, 2011, pp. 1–11. [pdf] presentation [pdf]
  • Martin Popel, David Mareček, Nathan Green and Zdeněk Žabokrtský: Influence of Parser Choice on Dependency-Based MT. In Proceedings of WMT 2011, EMNLP 6th Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation, Edinburgh, UK, July 31, 2011, pp. 433–439. [pdf] poster [jpg]

2010

  • Martin Popel, David Mareček: Perplexity of n-gram and Dependency Language Models. In Proceedings of TSD 2010, 13th International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialog, Brno, Czechia, September 8, 2010, pp. 173–180. [pdf] presentation [pdf]
  • Martin Popel, Zdeněk Žabokrtský: TectoMT: Modular NLP Framework. In Proceedings of IceTAL, 7th International Conference on Natural Language Processing, Reykjavík, Iceland, August 17, 2010, pp. 293–304. [pdf] presentation [pdf]
  • David Mareček, Martin Popel, Zdeněk Žabokrtský: Maximum Entropy Translation Model in Dependency-Based MT Framework. In Proceedings of the Joint 5th Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation and MetricsMATR, Uppsala, Sweden, 15–16 July 2010, pp. 201–206. [pdf] poster [pdf]
  • Martin Popel: English-Czech Machine Translation Using TectoMT. In Proceedings of the 19th Annual Conference of Doctoral Students WDS 2010, Prague, Czech Republic, 1–4 June 2010, pp. 88–93. [pdf] presentation [pdf]

2009

  • Martin Popel, Zdeněk Žabokrtský: Improving English-Czech Tectogrammatical MT. In The Prague Bulletin of Mathematical Linguistics No. 92, 2009, pp. 115–134. [pdf]
  • Zdeněk Žabokrtský, Martin Popel: Hidden Markov Tree Model in Dependency-based Machine Translation. In Proceedings of the 47th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Singapore, 2009, pp. 145–148 [pdf] poster [ppt]
  • Ondřej Bojar, David Mareček, Václav Novák, Martin Popel, Jan Ptáček, Jan Rouš, Zdeněk Žabokrtský: English-Czech MT in 2008. In Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation, Athens, Greece. Association for Computational Linguistics, 2009 [pdf]

For citations see Google Scholar, for bibtex entries see Biblio.

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