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Title:Arabic Newswire English Translation Collection
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Bibliographic Citation:Ma, Xiaoyi, and Dalal Zakhary. Arabic Newswire English Translation Collection LDC2009T22. Web Download. Philadelphia: Linguistic Data Consortium, 2009
Contributor:Ma, Xiaoyi
Zakhary, Dalal
Date (W3CDTF):2009
Date Issued (W3CDTF):2009-08-18
Description:*Introduction* The Arabic English Newswire Translation Collection was produced by the Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC). It consists of approximately 550,000 words of Arabic newswire text and its English translation from Agence France Presse (France), An Nahar (Lebanon) and Assabah (Tunisia). The source Arabic text was used in LDC's Arabic Treebank, specifically, in Part 1 (Part 1 v. 2.0; Part 1 v. 3.0), Part 3 (Part 3 v. 1.0; Part 3 v. 2.0) and Part 4 (Part 4 v. 1.0). A subset of Agence France Presse (AFP) source text from Arabic Treebank: Part 1 v. 2.0 was previously translated and released by LDC in Arabic Treebank: Part 1 - 10K-word English Translation, LDC2003T07. The English translations in this corpus were provided by translation agencies using LDC's Arabic Translation Guidelines. *Data* The number of stories and their epochs for each source are as follows: AFP 734 stories; July 2000 - November 2000 An Nahar 600 stories; January 2002 - December 2002 Assabah 397 stories; September 2004 - November 2004 Total 1731 stories Word count of Arabic tokens by source is shown in the following table: AFP 102,564 An Nahar 299,681 Assabah 149,259 Total 551,504 The original source files used different encodings for the Arabic characters, including UTF8 and ASMO. SGML tags were used for marking sentence and paragraph boundaries and for annotating other information about each story. All Arabic source data was converted to UTF and most SGML tags were removed or replaced by "plain text" markers. *Samples* * Arabic Source * English Translation
Extent:Corpus size: 14028 KB
Identifier:LDC2009T22
https://catalog.ldc.upenn.edu/LDC2009T22
ISBN: 1-58563-521-9
ISLRN: 677-375-027-082-6
OAI: oai:www.ldc.upenn.edu:LDC2009T22
Language:English
Standard Arabic
Arabic
Language (ISO639):eng
arb
ara
License:LDC User Agreement for Non-Members: https://catalog.ldc.upenn.edu/license/ldc-non-members-agreement.pdf
Medium:Distribution: Web Download
Publisher:Linguistic Data Consortium
Publisher (URI):https://www.ldc.upenn.edu
Relation (URI):https://catalog.ldc.upenn.edu/docs/LDC2009T22
Rights Holder:Portions © 2000 Agence-France Presse, © 2002 An Nahar, © 2004 Assabah, © 2002-2005, 2009 Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania
Type (DCMI):Text

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