LIDIA-1 : une première maquette vers la TA Interactive "pour tous"

Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to define and to study, with the help of a mock-up, the concept of Dialogue-Based Machine Translation for monolingual authors. =46irst we examine the question from a historical viewpoint. We show why the other attempts in the direction of DBMT have not (yet) led to practical systems. Then, we suggest the concept of DBMT for monolingual authors which offers new concrete prospects and allows us to study interesting scientific questions. In the scenario we propose, a monolingual French engineer creating technical documentation can translate his documents. In this framework, the author helps the system to translate into one, or several languages via interactive standardisation and clarification. These interactive treatments are made only once, whatever the target language(s). The system is a distributed one. With such an architecture, a low-cost personal computer would be usable for authoring and translating. Thus, the 'heavy' linguistic tasks (analysis, transfer and generation) - written in Ariane-G5 by the linguists of the GETA - are made asynchronously on a distributed translation server . The LIDIA-1 mock-up allows the study of the computational, ergonomic and linguistic constraints of such a system and the proposal of some solutions. It allows the translation of a demonstration stack which illustrates certain ambiguities concerning French into German, English and Russian. To check the translations produced in each target language, the author can ask for "reverse translations". Three distributed servers are involved in the translation process, communicating through messages and mail boxes. The clarification process is organized around a pattern-matcher. A dialogue construction method is associated with each pattern. The methods rely on a set of operators.
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Hervé Blanchon. LIDIA-1 : une première maquette vers la TA Interactive "pour tous". Interface homme-machine [cs.HC]. Université Joseph-Fourier - Grenoble I, 1994. Français. ⟨tel-00005079⟩



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