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The Driving Forces Behind MT Technology

The Driving Forces Behind MT Technology | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
This is a  modified version of a post that was originally published on  Caroline Alberoni's blog. -------------------------------
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The Problem with BLEU and Neural Machine Translation

The Problem with BLEU and Neural Machine Translation | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
There has been a great deal of public attention and publicity given to the subject of Neural Machine Translation in 2016. Whil
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An Examination of the Strengths and Weaknesses of Neural Machine Translation

An Examination of the Strengths and Weaknesses of Neural Machine Translation | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
As Neural MT  gains momentum we see more studies that explain why it is being seen as a major step forward, and we are now beginning t
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Objective Assessment of Machine Translation Technologies

Objective Assessment of Machine Translation Technologies | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
Here are some comments by John Tinsley, CEO, Iconic Translation Machines that are a response to the Lilt Evaluation , CSA comments o
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Finding the Needle in the Digital Multilingual Haystack

Finding the Needle in the Digital Multilingual Haystack | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
There are some kinds of translation applications where MT just makes sense. Usually, this is because these applications have som
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2017 content strategy trend: the rise of the machine (translation)

2017 content strategy trend: the rise of the machine (translation) | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
Machine translation speeds up translation and lowers cost, but results in lower quality. This makes machine translation a classic disruptive innovation.
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SYSTRAN’s Continuing Neural MT Evolution

SYSTRAN’s Continuing Neural MT Evolution | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
Recently, I had the opportunity and kind invitation to attend the SYSTRAN community day event where many members of their produc
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A Closer Look at SDL's Adaptive MT Technology

A Closer Look at SDL's Adaptive MT Technology | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
I recently sat with Samad Echihabi , VP Research & Product Development at SDL's MT Research facility in LA to be briefed on thei
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The Machine Translation Year in Review & Outlook for 2017

The Machine Translation Year in Review & Outlook for 2017 | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
“I have given the record of what one man thought as he pursued research and pressed his hands against the confining walls of scientific
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Microsoft Translator launching Neural Network based translations for all its speech languages

Microsoft Translator launching Neural Network based translations for all its speech languages | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
Microsoft Translator is now powering all speech translation through state-of-the-art neural networks.
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The AI behind Google Translate has created its own language for translating between languages – Tech2

The AI behind Google Translate has created its own language for translating between languages – Tech2 | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
The models created by Google Translate shows that the AI has generated what Google calls a "universal interlingua representation."
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LSP Perspective - This terrible word “MT”

LSP Perspective - This terrible word “MT” | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
This is another in a series of posts about LSP perspectives on MT . I may not always share the opinions of the guest writers, but I am
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5 Best Practices for Quality Assessment of Machine Translation Output

5 Best Practices for Quality Assessment of Machine Translation Output | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
As we have seen from several posts recently, understanding the quality of your MT output at different points in the process is a key t
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Lilt Labs Response to my Critique of their MT Evaluation Study

Lilt Labs Response to my Critique of their MT Evaluation Study | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
I had a chat with Spence Green earlier this week to discuss the critique I wrote of their comparative MT evaluation, where I might hav
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Machine Translation at Volkswagen AG

Machine Translation at Volkswagen AG | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
This is a guest post by Jörg Porsiel, who manages MT at VW, that provides some perspective on the value of MT in the context of a larg
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A Closer Look at SDL's Adaptive MT Technology

A Closer Look at SDL's Adaptive MT Technology | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
I recently sat with Samad Echihabi , VP Research & Product Development at SDL's MT Research facility in LA to be briefed on thei
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The Trouble With Competitive MT Output Quality Evaluations

The Trouble With Competitive MT Output Quality Evaluations | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
The comparative measurement and quality assessment of the output of different MT systems is a task that has always been something that i
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High Chinese #AI Investment in 2017-2018

Chinese investors are now pouring money into AI-focused startups, and the Chinese government has signaled a desire to see the country’s AI industry blossom, pledging to invest about $15 billion by 2018.

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Language devs will be key

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Private Equity, The Translation Industry & Lionbridge

Private Equity, The Translation Industry & Lionbridge | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
Lionbridge has recently been in the news as the story of their “agreement” to be acquired by H.I.G. Capital spread. I thought it woul
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The Machine Translation Year in Review & Outlook for 2017

The Machine Translation Year in Review & Outlook for 2017 | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
“I have given the record of what one man thought as he pursued research and pressed his hands against the confining walls of scientific
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The Missed Opportunity of Translation Management Systems

The Missed Opportunity of Translation Management Systems | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
The Missed Opportunity of Translation Management Systems
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Open source challenger takes on Google Translate

Open source challenger takes on Google Translate | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
There's a new open source machine translation framework, but Google with its trove of language data could have the upper hand
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Shitloads and zingers: on the perils of machine translation – Arthur Goldhammer | Aeon Ideas

Years ago, on a flight from Amsterdam to Boston, two American nuns seated to my right listened to a voluble young Dutchman who was out to discover the United States. He asked the nuns where they were from.
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Machine translation requires human-like AI

Machine translation requires human-like AI | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
Some of you alive in the 90s might remember an episode of Star Trek: TNG that is held as an example of the philosophy of language showing up in popular culture.  In this episode, the voyagers of the Starship Enterprise arrive on a planet where the inhabitants speak a highly allegorical language, using phrases about…
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Inside eBay's Translation Machine | Slator

800m listings, 300 words on average, short shelf life. Translation at eBay’s is a mix of data science, linguistic expertise and constant tweaking.
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