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Proceedings of the 15th conference on Computational linguistics -
To align bilingual texts becomes a crucial issue recently. Rather than using length-based or translation-based criterion, a part-of-speech-based criterion is proposed. We postulate that source texts and target texts should share the same concepts, ideas, entities, and events. Simulated annealing approach is used to implement this alignment algorithm. The preliminary experiments show good performance. Most importantly, the experimental objects are Chinese-English texts, which are selected fromdoi:10.3115/991886.991914 fatcat:6kmtz3l4yrg5rcm6o3feiyjcmq