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Research Scientist
IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
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Professional Associations:  Association for Computational Linguistics


2014

Improved Sentence-Level Arabic Dialect Classification
Christoph Tillmann, Yaser Al-Onaizan, Saab Mansour
VarDial 14 @ COLING 2014, pp. 110


2011

A Unified Alignment Algorithm for Bilingual Data
C.Tillmann and S. Hewavitharana
Natural Language Engineering Journal, (Published online), 2011

An Efficient Unified Alignment Algorithm for Bilingual Data
C.Tillmann and S. Hewavitharana
Interspeech 2011

Handling Complexity in Decoding for SMT
C. Tillmann
Handbook of Natural Language Processing and Machine Translation: DARPA Global Autonomous Language Exploitation. Joseph Olive, Caitlin Christianson, John McCary (Editors), pp. 280-287, 2011


2009

A Simple Sentence-level Extraction Algorithm for Comparable Data
C Tillmann, J Xu
Proc. of HLT 09, Short Papers, pp. 93--96, 2009

A Beam-Search Extraction Algorithm for Comparable Data
C Tillmann
Proceedings of the ACL-IJCNLP 2009 Conference Short Papers, pp. 225-228


2008

An Online Relevant Set Algorithm for Statistical MT
C Tillmann, T Zhang
in IEEE Transaction on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, 2008

A Rule-Driven Dynamic Programming Decoder for Statistical MT
C Tillmann
Proc. of the Workshop SSST at ACL'08, pp. 37, 2008


2007

A Block Bigram Prediction Model for Statistical MT
C Tillmann, T Zhang
ACM Transactions on Speech and Language Processing (TSLP) 4(3), 6, ACM, 2007


2006

Efficient Dynamic Programming Search Algorithms for Phrase-based SMT
C Tillmann
Proc. of the Workshop CHPSLP at HLT'06, pp. 9--16, 2006

A Discriminative Global Training Algorithm for Statistical MT
C Tillmann, T Zhang
Proc. of COLING'06 and ACL'06, pp. 721--728, 2006


2005

A Localized Prediction Model for Statistical MT
C Tillmann, T Zhang
Proc. of ACL'05, pp. 557--564, 2005


2004


Some Approaches to Statistical and Finite-state Speech-to-Speech Translation
F Casacuberta, H Ney, FJ Och, E Vidal, JM Vilar, S Barrachina, I Garcia-Varea, D Llorens, C Martinez, S Molau, others
Computer Speech \& Language 18(1), 25--47, Elsevier, 2004

IBM site report
Y Al-Onaizan, N Ge, Y S Lee, K Papineni, F Xia, C Tillmann
NIST 2004 MT Workshop


2003

TIPS: a translingual information processing system
Y Al-Onaizan, R Florian, M Franz, H Hassan, YS Lee, S McCarley, K Papineni, S Roukos, J Sorensen, C Tillmann, others
Linguistics 29(1), 97--133, 2003

Word Reordering and a Dynamic Programming Beam-Search Algorithm for Statistical MT
C Tillmann, H Ney
Computational Linguistics 29(1), 97--133, MIT Press, 2003


A Phrase-based Unigram Model for Statistical MT
C Tillmann, F Xia
Proc. of HLT'03, Short Papers, pp. 108, 2003


2002

Dynamic Programming based Search Algorithm for Statistical MT
C Tillmann, W Re-ordering
ordering - Ph. D. thesis, RWTH Aachen, 2001, 2002


2000

Algorithms for statistical translation of spoken language
H Ney, S Nie{ss}en, FJ Och, H Sawaf, C Tillmann, S Vogel, L Inf fur, T H Aachen
IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing 8(1), 24--36, 2000

Statistical Methods for Machine Translation.
S. Vogel, F.J. Och, H. Sawaf, C.Tillmann and H. Ney
Verbmobil: foundations of speech-to-speech translation, pp. 377-393, Springer verlag, 2000


Statistical Methods for Machine Translation
S Vogel, F J Och, C Tillmann, S Nie{ss}en, H Sawaf, H Ney
Verbmobil: Foundations of Speech-to-Speech Translation, 377--393, 2000


1999

A Statistical Parser for Czech
M Collins, J Hajic, L Ramshaw, C Tillman
Proc. of ACL'99, pp. 505--512, 1999

Improved Alignment Models for Statistical Machine Translation
F J Och, C Tillmann, H Ney, others
Proc. of EMNLP'99, pp. 20--28, 1999


1998

A DP based search algorithm for Statistical Machine Translation
S Niessen, S Vogel, H Ney, C Tillmann
Proceedings of the 36th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, pp. 960--966, 1998

Core natural language processing technology applicable to multiple languages--Workshop’98
J Hajic, E Brill, M Collins, B Hladka, D Jones, C Kuo, L Ramshaw, O Schwartz, C Tillmann, D Zeman
Technical Report, 1998


1997

Accelerated DP based search for Statistical Translation
C Tillmann, S Vogel, H Ney, A Zubiaga, H Sawaf
Proc. of EUROSPEECH'97, pp. 2667--2670, 1997

Word triggers and the EM algorithm
C Tillmann, H Ney
Proc. of CoNLL'97 at ACL/EACL'97, pp. 117-124, 1997

A DP based Search using Monotone Alignments in Statistical Translation
C Tillmann, S Vogel, H Ney, A Zubiaga
Proc. of ACL'97, pp. 289--296, 1997


1996

Statistical Language Modeling and Word Triggers
C Tillmann, H Ney
Proc. of SPECOM'96, pp. 22--27, 1996

Selection criteria for word trigger pairs in language modelling
C Tillmann, H Ney
Lecture Notes in Computer Science1147, 95--106, Springer, 1996

HMM-based word alignment in statistical translation
S Vogel, H Ney, C Tillmann
Proc. of COLING'96, pp. 836--841, 1996