Program

System and research papers video-presentations will be accessible through the ACL virtual website, from July 3, 2020. Q&A sessions with authors will be arranged as individual video conferences.

July 9, 2020 (PST)

Time Live Sessions with SlidesLives
9:00 am - 9:15 am Opening Remarks: Marcello Federico and Alex Waibel
9:15 am -10:15 am Keynote: Klaus Welle, Secretary General of the European Parliament
10:15 am - 11:15 am Findings of the IWSLT 2020 Evaluation Campaign
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Panel on Offline Speech Translation
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Panel on Simultaneous Speech Translation
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Panel on Open Domain Task
Time Question Answering Sessions with Authors
8:00 pm - 10pm System papers America-Asia
11:59 pm - 2am System papers Europe-Asia

July 10, 2020

Time Live Sessions with SlidesLives
9:00 am - 9:10 am Opening Remarks
9:10 am -10:10 am Panel of experts from industry and academia
Time Question Answering Sessions with Authors [VC]
10:30 am -12:30 am System papers/Research papers America-Europe
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Research papers America-Asia
11:59 pm - 1:00 am Research papers Europe-Asia

Proceedings

Overview Paper

FINDINGS OF THE IWSLT 2020 EVALUATION CAMPAIGN
Ebrahim Ansari, Amittai Axelrod, Nguyen Bach, Ondřej Bojar, Roldano Cattoni, Fahim Dalvi, Nadir Durrani, Marcello Federico, Christian Federmann, Jiatao Gu, Fei Huang, Kevin Knight, Xutai Ma, Ajay Nagesh, Matteo Negri, Jan Niehues, Juan Pino, Elizabeth Salesky, Xing Shi, Sebastian Stüker, Marco Turchi, Alexander Waibel, Changhan Wang pdf bib

System Papers

System Papers: Simultaneous and Offline Speech Translation

ON-TRAC Consortium for End-to-End and Simultaneous Speech Translation Challenge Tasks at IWSLT 2020
Maha Elbayad, Ha Nguyen, Fethi Bougares, Natalia Tomashenko, Antoine, Caubrière, Benjamin Lecouteux, Yannick Estève and Laurent Besacier pdf bib

Start-Before-End and End-to-End: Neural Speech Translation by AppTek and RWTH Aachen University
Parnia Bahar, Patrick Wilken, Tamer Alkhouli, Andreas Guta, Pavel Golik, Evgeny, Matusov and Christian Herold pdf bib

KIT’s IWSLT 2020 SLT Translation System
Ngoc-Quan Pham, Felix Schneider, Tuan-Nam Nguyen, Thanh-Le Ha, Thai Son, Nguyen, Maximilian Awiszus, Sebastian Stüker and Alexander Waibel pdf bib

End-to-End Simultaneous Translation System for IWSLT2020 Using Modality Agnostic Meta-Learning
HyoJung Han, Mohd Abbas Zaidi, Sathish Reddy Indurthi, Nikhil Kumar Lakumarapu, Beomseok Lee and Sangha Kim pdf bib

System Papers: Offline Speech Translation

DiDi Labs’ End-to-end System for the IWSLT 2020 Offline Speech Translation Task
Arkady Arkhangorodsky, Yiqi Huang and Amittai Axelrod pdf bib

End-to-End Offline Speech Translation System for IWSLT 2020 using Modality Agnostic Meta-Learning
Nikhil Kumar Lakumarapu, Beomseok Lee, Sathish Reddy Indurthi, HyoJung Han, Mohd Abbas Zaidi and Sangha Kim pdf bib

End-to-End Speech-Translation with Knowledge Distillation: FBK@IWSLT2020
Marco Gaido, Mattia A. Di Gangi, Matteo Negri and Marco Turchi. pdf bib

SRPOL’s System for the IWSLT 2020 End-to-End Speech Translation Task
Tomasz Potapczyk and Pawel Przybysz pdf bib

The University of Helsinki Submission to the IWSLT2020 Offline SpeechTranslation Task
Raúl Vázquez, Mikko Aulamo, Umut Sulubacak and Jörg Tiedemann pdf bib

The AFRL IWSLT 2020 Systems: Work-From-Home Edition
Brian Ore, Eric Hansen, Tim Anderson and Jeremy Gwinnup pdf bib

System Papers: Open Domain Translation

LIT Team’s System Description for Japanese-Chinese Machine Translation Task in IWSLT 2020
Yimeng Zhuang, Yuan Zhang and Lijie Wang pdf bib

OPPO’s Machine Translation System for the IWSLT 2020 Open Domain Translation Task
Qian Zhang, Xiaopu Li, Dawei Dang, Tingxun Shi, Di Ai, Zhengshan Xue and Jie Hao pdf bib

Character Mapping and Ad-hoc Adaptation: Edinburgh’s IWSLT 2020 Open Domain Translation System
Pinzhen Chen, Nikolay Bogoychev and Ulrich Germann pdf bib

CASIA’s System for IWSLT 2020 Open Domain Translation
Qian Wang, Yuchen Liu, Cong Ma, Yu Lu, Yining Wang, Long Zhou, Yang Zhao, Jiajun Zhang and Chengqing Zong pdf bib

Deep Blue Sonics’ Submission to IWSLT 2020 Open Domain Translation Task
Enmin Su and Yi Ren pdf bib

University of Tsukuba’s Machine Translation System for IWSLT20 Open Domain Translation Task
Hongyi Cui, Yizhen Wei, Shohei Iida, Takehito Utsuro and Masaaki Nagata pdf bib

Xiaomi’s Submissions for IWSLT 2020 Open Domain Translation Task
Yuhui Sun, Mengxue Guo, Xiang Li, Jianwei Cui and Bin Wang pdf bib

ISTIC’s Neural Machine Translation System for IWSLT’2020
Jiaze Wei, Wenbin Liu, Zhenfeng Wu, You Pan and Yanqing He pdf bib

Octanove Labs’ Japanese-Chinese Open Domain Translation System
Masato Hagiwara. pdf bib

System Papers: Conversational Speech Translation

NAIST’s Machine Translation Systems for IWSLT 2020 Conversational Speech Translation Task
Ryo Fukuda, Katsuhito Sudoh and Satoshi Nakamura pdf bib

Generating Fluent Translations from Disfluent Text Without Access to Fluent References: IIT Bombay@IWSLT2020
Nikhil Saini, Jyotsana Khatri, Preethi Jyothi and Pushpak Bhattacharyya pdf bib

System Papers: Video Speech Translation

The HW-TSC Video Speech Translation System at IWSLT 2020
Minghan Wang, Hao Yang, Yao Deng, Ying Qin, Lizhi Lei, Daimeng Wei, Hengchao Shang, Ning Xie, Xiaochun Li and Jiaxian Guo pdf bib

System Papers: Non-Native Speech Translation

CUNI Neural ASR with Phoneme-Level Intermediate Step for Non-Native SLT at IWSLT 2020
Peter Polák, Sangeet Sagar, Dominik Machácek and Ondrej Bojar pdf bib

ELITR Non-Native Speech Translation at IWSLT 2020
Dominik Machácek, Jonáš Kratochvíl, Sangeet Sagar, Matúš Žilinec, Ondrej Bojar, Thai-Son Nguyen, Felix Schneider, Philip Williams and Yuekun Yao pdf bib

Research Papers

Is 42 the Answer to Everything in Subtitling-oriented Speech Translation?
Alina Karakanta, Matteo Negri and Marco Turchi pdf bib

Re-translation versus Streaming for Simultaneous Translation
Naveen Arivazhagan, Colin Cherry, Wolfgang Macherey and George Foster pdf bib

Towards Stream Translation: Adaptive Computation Time for Simultaneous Machine Translation
Felix Schneider and Alexander Waibel pdf bib

Neural Simultaneous Speech Translation Using Alignment-Based Chunking
Patrick Wilken, Tamer Alkhouli, Evgeny Matusov and Pavel Golik pdf bib

Adapting End-to-End Speech Recognition for Readable Subtitles
Danni Liu, Jan Niehues and Gerasimos Spanakis pdf bib

From Speech-to-Speech Translation to Automatic Dubbing
Marcello Federico, Robert Enyedi, Roberto Barra-Chicote, Ritwik Giri, Umut Isik, Arvindh Krishnaswamy and Hassan Sawaf pdf bib

Joint Translation and Unit Conversion for End-to-end Localization
Georgiana Dinu, Prashant Mathur, Marcello Federico, Stanislas Lauly and Yaser Al-Onaizan pdf bib

Efficient Automatic Punctuation Restoration Using Bidirectional Transformers with Robust Inference
Maury Courtland, Adam Faulkner and Gayle McElvain pdf bib

How Human is Machine Translationese? Comparing Human and Machine Translations of Text and Speech
Yuri Bizzoni, Tom S Juzek, Cristina España-Bonet, Koel Dutta Chowdhury, Josef van Genabith and Elke Teich pdf bib