Barry Haddow | 31 May 22:13 2012
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Machine Translation Marathon 2012 (MTM2012): First Call for Participation

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MT MARATHON 2012
http://www.statmt.org/mtm12

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

The MosesCore (http://www.mosescore.eu) consortium invites researchers, 
developers, students and users of machine translation to participate in the 
Machine Translation Marathon 2012.

This is the seventh time that this event has been held, and this year's MT 
Marathon will take place on 3-8 September 2012 in the Informatics Forum, 
Edinburgh, Scotland. It is organised by the Statistical MT group of the School 
of Informatics of the University of Edinburgh.

The MT Marathon will include

- Week-long open source hacking projects, led by experienced developers and 
researchers
- A "summer" school providing a complete introductory course on statistical 
machine translation, including hands-on labs. This will cover phrase-based and 
syntax-based MT, and computer-aided translation
- Talks from leading MT researchers and practitioners
- Technical talks about open source tools for MT.   

New for this year: The MT Marathon particularly welcomes participants from 
the MT developer/user community. As well as providing a forum for researchers, 
developers and users to meet, collaborate and share ideas, this years MT 
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