Nadir Durrani Wins Prize for Best Computational Linguistics Dissertation
The German Society for Computational Linguistics has selected Nadir Durrani's dissertation as the best language technology / computational linguistics dissertation for the years 2011 to 2013. The thesis presents the operation sequence model, a new statistical machine translation model that integrates translation and reordering operations into one unified model. The thesis was supervised by Helmut Schmid, Alex Fraser and Hinrich Schuetze while they were at the University of Stuttgart. Congratulations to Nadir for winning this prestigious award!