Dutch Parallel Corpus: A Balanced Parallel Corpus for Dutch-English and Dutch-French

  • Hans PaulussenEmail author
  • Lieve Macken
  • Willy Vandeweghe
  • Piet Desmet
Part of the Theory and Applications of Natural Language Processing book series (NLP)


Parallel corpora are a valuable resource for researchers across a wide range of disciplines,i.e. machine translation, computer-assisted translation, terminology extraction, computer-assisted language learning, contrastive linguistics and translation studies. Since the development of a high-quality parallel corpus is a time-consuming and costly process, the DPC project aimed at the creation of a multifunctional resource that satisfies the needs of this diverse group of disciplines.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans Paulussen
    • 1
    Email author
  • Lieve Macken
    • 2
  • Willy Vandeweghe
    • 2
  • Piet Desmet
    • 1
  1. 1.ITEC-IBBT KULeuven KulakKortrijkBelgium
  2. 2.Language and Translation Technology Team (LT3)University College Ghent and Ghent UniversityGentBelgium

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