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Review of Machine Transliteration Techniques

by Kamaljeet Kaur, Parminder Singh
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 107 - Number 20
Year of Publication: 2014
Authors: Kamaljeet Kaur, Parminder Singh

Kamaljeet Kaur, Parminder Singh . Review of Machine Transliteration Techniques. International Journal of Computer Applications. 107, 20 ( December 2014), 13-16. DOI=10.5120/18866-0061

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Transliteration is the conversion of a text from one script to another, and thus representing words from one language using the approximate phonetic or spelling equivalents of another language. Machine Transliteration has come out to be an emerging and a very important research area in the field of machine translation. Transliteration systems are very beneficial for removing the language and scriptural barriers. It has gained prime importance as a supporting tool for machine translation and cross-language information retrieval, especially when proper names and technical terms are involved. Various techniques are available for transliteration process. This paper is intended to give a brief overview of commonly used machine transliteration techniques.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences


Transliteration transliteration techniques statistical machine translation natural language processing.