The Language Technologies Research Centre (LTRC) at the International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIITH) is pleased to announce the third workshop for translators and post-editors working on translating from English into the following Indian languages: Tamil, Telugu, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia.
This third workshop has been streamlined to incorporate the learning and outcomes of the first and second PETIL workshops held between July 15-21, 2020 and November 2-4, 2020.
This workshop aims to introduce translators/post-editors to modern day translation technologies (Machine Translation, Translation Workbench) and processes (Post Editing, Quality Reviews) and their use in translating technical content into Indian Languages. The workshop will be task driven and introduce you to the following:
This is a 4 day online workshop with extensive hands-on practice sessions. The workshop is limited to 25 participants to enable better interaction between speakers and participants. The Lecture sessions will be of around 1.5 hours duration and will typically be the first session each morning, followed by hands-on online labs under the supervision of technical and translation experts. See a tentative schedule below.
All participants must plan to be present for all the sessions and complete their lab exercises in time to successfully complete the workshop program and qualify for a participation certificate.
Following is a tentative calendar for planned sessions and discussion topics. Note that some speakers and sessions might move around considering availability and other logistical constraints. The schedule will be updated if any changes are made.
|DAY||Session 1(9:30AM-11:00AM)||Session 2(11:30AM-13:00PM)||Lab Session(2:30PM-5:00PM)|
|Day 1-Wed-24 February||Introduction(Dr Dipti M S) & Translation Technology Overview(Arafat Ahsan)||Domain Terminology and PE Guidelines (Dr Prabha Chatterji)||Online Lab Session|
|Day 2-Thu-25 February||PE Guidelines(Dr Prabha Chatterji) & PE Quality Reviews(Dr Aditi Mukherjee)||Online Lab Session||Online Lab Session|
|Day 3-Fri-26 February||Online Lab Session||Online Lab Session||Online Lab Session & Conclusion|
|Day 4-Sat-27 February||Feedback From Participants||Feedback From Participants||Feedback To Participants|
This workshop is limited to translators and post-editors working from English into the following languages: Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, and Odia.