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Re: URL for chart of workflow and metadata

From: Dave Lewis <dave.lewis@cs.tcd.ie>
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2012 12:10:04 +0100
Message-ID: <4F86B80C.50505@cs.tcd.ie>
To: Multilingual Web LT Public List <public-multilingualweb-lt@w3.org>
This is a great tool for helping us organise and consolidate the data categories. The
hierarchical structure is helpful also.

Some initial comments:

> A few notes:
>   1. I think that the scenario here is probably missing a few steps
>      (like integration of QA/revision with existing linguistic
>      resources). I did add a few that weren't covered, but we may want
>      to add more.
Yes, I think we need to add at least:
- an MT engine training step. Declan, Dan, Pedro, any thoughts on the
best name for this? Also should we distinguish between SMT training and
EBMT 'training'/configuration?
-  a postediting step under 'translation', since this may have some
distinct meta-data requirements from human- and machine-only translation.

We could also consider:
- a text analytics training/configuration step - Tadej, any thoughts on

>   1. I'm really quite uncertain about what to put in these two
>      sections: Annotate w/process&  qual data, Annotate provenance of
>      lang. res. Anyone who knows more than I do, please feel free to
>      fix those columns
Declan, Pedro, Phil, could you provide some guidance here?

>   1. I know I really should use the wiki for this, but editing and
>      maintaining the content as HTML code in the wiki would be almost
>      impossible. When we have a final working version, I will be happy
>      to do a*ONE-TIME*  conversion into HTML code for the wiki, but I
>      do not want to make a habit of working with that HTML code or
>      cleaning it up if it gets broken (which it would, given the
>      complexity). If there is another easy-to-use resource for
>      maintaining this that I should use (other than a Google doc),
>      please let me know.
I tend to agree maintaining this in wikitext could be tricky, but we
should try and use some automated conversion so the public wiki has an
uptodate version, and we people can comment via the mailing list for us
to make changes.

Lets discuss this further on thursday's WG call.
Received on Thursday, 12 April 2012 11:04:01 UTC

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