Dr. Felipe Sánchez-Martínez

Computational Linguistics
  • Professional address
    Departament de Llenguatges i Sistemes Informàtics, Universitat d'Alacant
  • Email
  • Phone
    +34 965 90 34 00 ext. 2966
Abbreviated Curriculum Vitae  

Ph.D. in Computer Science and member of the European Association for Machine Translation. Extraordinary Doctorate Award. His main research areas are machine translation and translation technologies. He has participated in the design and development of the free/open source machine translation platform Apertium, in several research projects funded by the Spanish Government and in a research project funded by the European Commission. He is founding partner of Prompsit Language Engineering S.L., which is dedicated to human languages technologies. Most of his undergraduate and postgraduate teaching is related to translation and language technologies. 

Positions held 
  • Associate Professor (Profesor Contratado Doctor) 08/10/2016 - now
  • Lecturer (Profesor Ayudante Doctor) 11/10/2011 - 07/10/2016
  • Teaching assistant (Ayudante) 08/10/2008 - 10/10/2011
Teaching 
  • Statistical Machine Translation. University Máster Degree in Tradumatica: Translation Technologies. Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
  • English And Spanish In Computational Linguistics. University Master's Degree In English And Spanish For Specific Purposes University of Alicante
  • Translation Technologies. Degree In Translation And Interpreting. University of Alicante
  • Advanced Techniques In Machine Translation. University Master's Degree In Computing Technologies. University of Alicante
  • Machine Translation, Fundamentals And Applications. University Master's Degree In Computing Technologies. University of Alicante
  • Advanced Tools For The Development of Applications. Double Degree In Computer Science And Business Administration - Degree In Computer Science. University of Alicante
  • Programming 3. Double Degree In Computer Science And Business Administration - Degree In Computer Science. University of Alicante
Current research interests 
  • Machine transaltion
  • Computer aided translation
  • Translation technologies
  • Human language technologies
International Conferences (selection) 

John E. Ortega, Felipe Sánchez-Martínez, Mikel L. Forcada (2016). Fuzzy-match repair using black-box machine translation systems: what can be expected? Proceedings of the 12th Biennial Conference of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas (AMTA 2016, vol. 1: MT Researchers’ Track), p. 27-39. October 28-November 1, 2016, Austin, TX, USA.

Miquel Esplà-Gomis, Felipe Sánchez-Martínez, Mikel L. Forcada (2016). UAlacant word-level and phrase-level machine translation quality estimation systems at WMT 2016. Proceedings of the First Conference on Machine Translation, p. 782-786. August 11-12, 2016, Berlin, Germany.

Miquel Esplà-Gomis, Felipe Sánchez-Martínez, Mikel L. Forcada (2015). Using on-line available sources of bilingual information for word-level machine translation quality estimation. Proceedings of the 18th Annual Conference of the European Association for Machine Translation, p. 19-26. May 11-13, 2015, Antalya, Turkey.

Mikel L. Forcada, Felipe Sánchez-Martínez (2015). A general framework for minimizing translation effort: towards a principled combination of translation technologies in computer-aided translation. Proceedings of the 18th Annual Conference of the European Association for Machine Translation, p. 27-34. May 11-13, 2015, Antalya, Turkey.

Raphael Rubino, Antonio Toral, Victor M. Sánchez-Cartagena, Jorge Ferrández-Tordera, Sergio Ortiz-Rojas, Gema Ramírez-Sánchez, Felipe Sánchez-Martínez, Andy Way (2014). Abu-MaTran at WMT 2014 translation task: Two-step data selection and RBMT-style synthetic rules. Proceedings of the 9th Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation, p. 171-177. June 26-27, 2014, Baltimore, MD, USA.

A complete list of publications is available at http://www.dlsi.ua.es/~fsanchez/

Conferences organised (selection) 

Member of the programme committee of the following conferences:

  • Annual Conference of the European Association for Machine Translation
  • Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics
  • Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics
  • Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing
  • Conference on Machine Translation
Editorial activities 

Guest editor of the Special Issue on Free/Open-Source Machine Translation of the Machine Translation Journal (volume 25, issue 2)

Books 

Felipe Sánchez-Martínez (2015). Part of speech tagging. Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation Technology, chapter 36, p. 594-604. Edited by Sin-Wai Chan. Taylor & Francis Group

Felipe Sánchez-Martínez, Mikel L. Forcada, Carlos Pérez-Sancho, Antonio Pertusa, David Tomás (2013). Aprendizaje colaborativo basado en proyectos de las tecnologías de la traducción, p. 1611-1626. ICE/Vicerrectorado de Estudios e Innovación Educativa, Universidad de Alicante

Articles 

Víctor M. Sánchez-Cartagena, Juan Antonio Pérez-Ortiz, Felipe Sánchez-Martínez. Integrating rules and dictionaries from shallow-transfer machine translation into phrase-based statistical machine translation. In Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, volume 55, p. 17-61.

Miquel Esplà-Gomis, Felipe Sánchez-Martínez, Mikel L. Forcada. Using machine translation to provide target-language edit hints in computer aided translation based on translation memories. In Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, volume 53, p. 169-222.

Víctor M. Sánchez-Cartagena, Juan A. Pérez-Ortiz, Felipe Sánchez-Martínez. A generalised alignment template formalism and its application to the inference of shallow-transfer machine translation rules from scarce bilingual corpora. In Computer Speech & Language (Special Issue on Hybrid Machine Translation). volume 32, issue 1, p. 49-90.

Felipe Sánchez-Martínez, Isabel Martínez-Sempere, Xavier Ivars-Ribes, Rafael C. Carrasco. An open diachronic corpus of historical Spanish In Language Resources and Evaluation, volume 47, issue 4, p. 1327-1342.

Felipe Sánchez-Martínez, Rafael C. Carrasco, Miguel A. Martínez-Prieto, Joaquín Adiego. Generalized biwords for bitext compression and translation spotting. In Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, volume 43, p. 389-418.

A complete list of publications is available at http://www.dlsi.ua.es/~fsanchez/