Duygu Ataman

I am a Ph.D. student in Computer Science at the University of Trento, Italy and I am conducting my doctoral research at the Machine Translation research group of Fondazione Bruno Kessler, under the supervision of Marcello Federico. My doctoral research is on investigating representation learning methods for neural machine translation which can increase the translation quality for morphologically-rich and low-resource languages. I have a bachelor’s degree in electrical and electronics engineering from Middle East Technical University, Turkey and a master’s degree in embedded multimedia systems from KU Leuven, Belgium. I am currently a visiting student at the ILCC, University of Edinburgh to work with Alexandra Birch. I have always liked research and worked in many academic and spin-off projects in several fields including signal processing, pattern recognition, human-computer interaction systems, with a specialization in my master’s thesis on the cognitive aspects of speech recognition and acoustic modeling using methods from brain-computer interfacing and computational neuroscience.

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Ataman, D., Federico, M. (2018) Compositional Representation of Morphologically-Rich Input for Neural Machine Translation. In Proceedings of ACL. p. 305–311.

Ataman, D., Di Gangi, M. & Federico, M. (2018) Compositional Source Word Representations for Neural Machine Translation. Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference of the European Association for Machine Translation. Alacant, Spain, p. 31-40.

Ataman, D., & Federico, M. (2018) An Evaluation of Two Vocabulary Reduction Methods for Neural Machine Translation. In Proceedings of the 13th Conference of The Association for Machine Translation in the Americas. Boston, US. p. 97-110.

Ataman, D., Negri, M., Turchi, M., Federico, M. (2017) Linguistically Motivated Vocabulary Reduction for Neural Machine Translation from Turkish to English. The Prague Bulletin of Mathematical Linguistics 108, European Association for Machine Translation, Prague, Czech Republic, p. 331-342.

Negri, M., Ataman, D., Sabet, M. J.; Turchi, M., Federico, M. (2017) Automatic translation memory cleaning, Machine Translation. p. 1-23.