Yvette Graham
Yvette Graham
Post-doctoral Researcher

ADAPT
School of Computing
Dublin City University
Santry,
Dublin 9,
Ireland.
Phone: +353 1 700 6723
Fax: +353 1 700 5442
Email: graham DOT yvette AT gmail DOT com
Office: L2.01, DCU

 
NLP Evaluation Software: Yvette's Github Repository
Transfer-based SMT Software: old DCU homepage

Teaching: Data Structures and Algorithms / SMT Courses
 


Publications

Longyue Wang, Zhaopeng Tu, Shuming Shi, Tong Zhang, Yvette Graham, Qun Liu. 2018. Translating Pro-Drop Languages with Reconstruction Models. To appear in Proceedings of the 32nd AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2018), New Orleans, LA.

 

Yvette Graham, George Awad, Alan Smeaton. 2017. Evaluation of Automatic Video Captioning Using Direct Assessment. (pdf) bibtex

Qingsong Ma, Yvette Graham, Timothy Baldwin, Qun Liu. 2017. Further Investigation into Reference Bias in Machine Translation Evaluation. In Proceedings of EMNLP 2017: Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), Copenhagen, Denmark. (pdf) bibtex

Ondrej Bojar, Rajen Chatterjee, Christian Federmann, Yvette Graham, Barry Haddow, Shujian Huang, Matthias Huck, Philipp Koehn, Qun Liu, Varvara Logacheva, Christof Monz, Matteo Negri, Matt Post, Raphael Rubino, Lucia Specia and Marco Turchi. 2017. Findings of the 2017 Conference on Machine Translation. In Proceedings of the Second Conference on Machine Translation (WMT17), Copenhagen, Denmark. (pdf) bibtex

Ondrej Bojar, Yvette Graham and Amir Kamran. 2017. Results of the WMT17 Metrics Shared Task. In Proceedings of the Second Conference on Machine Translation (WMT17), Copenhagen, Denmark. (pdf) bibtex

Qingsong Ma, Yvette Graham, Shugen Wang and Qun Liu. 2017. Blend: a Novel Combined MT Metric Based on Direct Assessment - CASICT-DCU submission to WMT17 Metrics Task. In Proceedings of the Second Conference on Machine Translation (WMT17), Copenhagen, Denmark. (pdf) bibtex

Yvette Graham, Qingsong Ma, Timothy Baldwin, Qun Liu, Carla Parra, Carolina Scarton. 2017. Improving Evaluation of Document-level MT Quality Estimation. In Proceedings of the 15th European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL), Valencia, Spain. (pdf) bibtex

 

Yvette Graham, Timothy Baldwin, Meghan Dowling, Maria Eskevich, Lamia Tounsi, Teresa Lynn. 2016. Is all that glitters in MT quality estimation really gold standard? In Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING), Osaka, Japan. (pdf) bibtex

Qingsong Ma, Fandong Meng, Daqi Zheng, Mingxuan Wang, Yvette Graham Wenbin Jiang, and Qun Liu. 2016. MaxSD: A Neural Machine Translation Evaluation Metric Optimized by Maximizing Similarity Distance In Proceedings of 5th Conference on Natural Language Processing and Chinese Computing and the 24th International Conference on Computer Processing of Oriental Languages (NLPCC-ICCPOL 2016), Kunming, China. (pdf) bibtex

Ondřej Bojar, Rajen Chatterjee, Christian Federmann, Yvette Graham, Barry Haddow, Matthias Huck, Antonio Jimeno Yepes, Philipp Koehn, Varvara Logacheva, Christof Monz, Matteo Negri, Aurelie Neveol, Mariana Neves, Martin Popel, Matt Post, Raphael Rubino, Carolina Scarton, Lucia Specia, Marco Turchi, Karin Verspoor and Marcos Zampieri. 2016. Findings of the 2016 Conference on Machine Translation. In Proceedings of the first Conference on Machine Translation (WMT), Berlin, Germany. (pdf) bibtex

Ondřej Bojar, Yvette Graham, Amir Kamran and Miloš Stanojević . 2016. Results of WMT16 Metrics Shared Task. In Proceedings of the first Conference on Machine Translation (WMT), Berlin, Germany. (pdf) bibtex

Yvette Graham, Timothy Baldwin, Alistair Moffat and Justin Zobel. 2016. Can Machine Translation Systems be Evaluated by the Crowd Alone? In Journal of Natural Language Engineering (JNLE), Firstview. (pdf) bibtex

Yvette Graham and Qun Liu. 2016. Achieving Accurate Conclusions in Evaluation of Automatic Machine Translation Metrics. In Proceedings of the 15th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (NAACL), San Diego, CA. (pdf) bibtex

Meghan Dowling, Teresa Lynn, Yvette Graham and John Judge. 2016 English to Irish Machine Translation with Automatic Post-Editing. In Proceedings of the Second Celtic Language Technology Workshop (CLTW), Paris, France. (pdf) bibtex

Yvette Graham. 2016 Measuring Performance in Machine Translation Quality Estimation. In Proceedings of the 2016 Irish Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science (AICS NECTAR Track), Dublin, Ireland.

 

Yvette Graham. 2015 Re-evaluating Automatic Summarization with BLEU and 192 Shades of ROUGE. In Proceedings of EMNLP 2015: Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), Lisbon, Portugal. (pdf) bibtex

Yvette Graham. 2015 Improving Evaluation of Machine Translation Quality Estimation. In Proceedings of The 53rd Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics and the 7th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing of the Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing (ACL-IJNLP), Beijing, China. (pdf) bibtex   [ACL 2015 Best Paper Award Winner]

Yvette Graham, Nitika Mathur and Timothy Baldwin. 2015 Accurate Evaluation of Segment-level Machine Translation Metrics In Proceedings of the 2015 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics Human Language Technologies (NAACL-HLT) , Denver, Colorado. (pdf) bibtex

 

Yvette Graham and Timothy Baldwin. 2014 Testing for Significance of Increased Correlation with Human Judgment. In Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-14) , Doha, Qatar. (pdf) bibtex

Yvette Graham, Nitika Mathur and Timothy Baldwin. 2014 Randomized Significance Tests in Machine Translation. In Proceedings of the Ninth ACL Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation (WMT-14) , Baltimore, MD. (pdf) bibtex

Yvette Graham, Timothy Baldwin, Alistair Moffat and Justin Zobel. 2014 Is Machine Translation Getting Better over Time? In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL 2014) , Gothenburg, Sweden, pp 443—451. (pdf) bibtex

 

Yvette Graham, Timothy Baldwin, Alistair Moffat and Justin Zobel. 2013 Crowd-Sourcing of Human Judgments of Machine Translation Fluency. In Proceedings of the 2013 Australasian Language Technology Workshop (ALTW 2013) , Brisbane, Australia, pp 16—24. (pdf)

Yvette Graham. 2013. A Dependency-Constrained Hierarchical Model with Moses. In Proceedings of the Eighth ACL Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation (WMT-13) , Sofia, Bulgaria, pp 464—471. (pdf)

Yvette Graham, Timothy Baldwin, Alistair Moffat and Justin Zobel. 2013. Continuous Measurement Scales in Human Evaluation of Machine Translation. In Proceedings of the 7th Linguistic Annotation Workshop & Interoperability with Discourse (LAW VII and ID) , Sofia, Bulgaria, pp. 33—41. (pdf) bibtex

Yvette Graham, Bahar Salehi, Timothy Baldwin. 2013. Umelb: Cross-lingual Textual Entailment with Word Alignment and String Similarity Features. In Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval 2013) , Atlanta, USA, pp. 133—137. (pdf)

 

Yvette Graham, Tim Baldwin, Aaron Harwood, Alistair Moffat and Justin Zobel. 2012. Measurement of Progress in Machine Translation. In Proceedings of the Australasian Language Technology Workshop 2012 (ALTW 2012) , Dunedin, New Zealand. (pdf)

Yvette Graham and Josef van Genabith. 2012. Exploring the Parameter Space in Statistical Machine Translation via F-structure Transfer. In Proceedings of the 17th International Lexical Functional Grammar Conference (LFG-12) , Bali, Indonesia. (pdf)

Yvette Graham. 2012. Deep Syntax in Statistical Machine Translation. In Proceedings of the 17th International Lexical Functional Grammar Conference (LFG-12) , Bali, Indonesia. (pdf)

 

Yvette Graham. 2010. Deep Syntax in Statistical Machine Translation. PhD Thesis. Dublin City University. (pdf)

Yvette Graham and Josef van Genabith. 2010. Factor Templates for Factored Machine Translation Models. In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT-10) , Paris, France. (pdf)

Yvette Graham and Josef van Genabith. 2010. Deep Syntax Language Models and Statistical Machine Translation. In Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on Syntax and Structure in Statistical Translation at The 23rd International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Beijing, China. (pdf)

Tsuyoshi Okita, Alfred Maldonado Guerra, Yvette Graham and Andy Way. 2010. Multi-Word Expression Sensitive Word Alignment. In Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop On Cross Lingual Information Access, at the 23rd International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Beijing, China. (pdf)

Tsuyoshi Okita, Yvette Graham and Andy Way. 2010. Gap between Theory and Practice: Sensitive Word Alignment in Machine Translation. In Proceedings of the 2010 Workshop on Applications of Pattern Analysis, Cumberlodge, England. (pdf)

Yvette Graham. Sulis: An Open Source Transfer Decoder for Deep Syntactic Statistical Machine Translation . 2010. In The Prague Bulletin of Mathematical Linguistics, Special Issue: Open Source Tools for Machine Translation. (pdf)

 

Anton Bryl, Josef van Genabith and Yvette Graham. 2009. Guessing the Grammatical Function of a Non-Root F-structure in LFG . In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Parsing Technology (IWPT 2009). (pdf)

Yvette Graham, Anton Bryl and Josef van Genabith. 2009. F-structure Transfer-Based Statistical Machine Translation . In Proceedings of the 14th International Lexical Functional Grammar Conference. (pdf)

Yvette Graham and Josef van Genabith. 2009. An Open Source Rule Indution Tool for Transfer-Based SMT. In The Prague Bulletin of Mathematical Linguistics, Special Issue: Open Source Tools for Machine Translation, 91, pages 37-46. (pdf)

 

Yvette Graham and Josef van Genabith. 2008. Packed Rules for Automatic Transfer-Rule Induction. In Proceedings of the European Association of Machine Translation Conference 2008, pages 57-65, Hamburg, Germany. (pdf)

 

Yvette Graham, Deirdre Hogan and Josef van Genabith. 2007. Automatic Evaluation of Generation and Parsing for Machine Translation with Automatically Acquired Transfer Rules. In Proceedings of the 2007 Workshop on Using Corpora for NLG: Language Generation and Machine Translation at MT Summit XI, pages 5-12, Copenhagen, Denmark. (pdf)

Karolina Owczarzak, Yvette Graham and Josef van Genabith. 2007. Using F-structures in Machine Translation Evaluation. In Proceedings of the 12th International Lexical Functional Grammar Conference, Stanford University, California. (pdf)

 

Nicolas Stroppa, Stephen Armstrong, Marian Flanagan, Yvette Graham, Declan Groves, Bart Mellebeek, Sara Morrissey and Andy Way. 2006. MaTrEx: Machine Translation Using Examples. In TC-STAR OpenLab on Speech Translation, Trento, Italy.

 

Yvette Graham. 2005. Services for Experimentation in Human Sciences: An Online Experimentation Tool. M.Sc. thesis in Computational Linguistics. (pdf)

 

Yvette Graham and Carl Vogel. 2003*not peer-reviewed. Computer Construction of Crossword Puzzles using Horn Clauses and Constraint Programming (ps)