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The Continuing Evolution of Automated Translation Technology: RbMT vs. SMT

Translation article entitled "The Continuing Evolution of Automated Translation Technology: RbMT vs. SMT" ("The Continuing Evolution of Automated Translation Technology: RbMT vs.
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eMpTy Pages: Monolithic MT or 50 Shades of Grey?

eMpTy Pages: Monolithic MT or 50 Shades of Grey? | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
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Discussions about MT are often convoluted and confusing since people do not clarify what they are talking about specifically

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Yota Georgakopoulou interview on MT technology use in subtitling

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Many comments about potential of better academia and industry collaboration

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Waygo offers instant visual translation of Chinese characters — even without a connection

Waygo offers instant visual translation of Chinese characters — even without a connection | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
Waygo is a visual translation app that allows users to wave their phone over Chinese or Japanese characters and receive an English...
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What do wine and ice cream have to do with Machine Translation??

What do wine and ice cream have to do with Machine Translation?? | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
Machine Translation is a hot topic these days, so I decided to write a fun and relatable piece to describe it. And since summer is coming up (albeit
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Cute

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Kissing Language Barriers Goodbye

Kissing Language Barriers Goodbye | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
Google is paving the way for the universal voice translator, formerly a thing of science fiction. But will they actually help us communicate?
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Blog - Quality Metrics for Machine Translation Output - Yamagata Europe

Blog - Quality Metrics for Machine Translation Output - Yamagata Europe | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
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Simple but only possible after the fact

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10 points about MT. Fact or Fiction?

10 points about MT. Fact or Fiction? | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
Let me start out by saying that I love Machine Translation. There is just something magical about inputting text which is totally foreign to you on a computer screen, clicking a button and then reading it in your own language.
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Good post with some accurate summary statements

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Google Admits Catch-22 Situation for Machine Translation = Dirty Data

Google Admits Catch-22 Situation for Machine Translation = Dirty Data | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
Google Translate is used by illiterate managers to automatically translate corporate websites, which are then indexed by Google Search engines as being multilingual and used as sources of translation for the Google machine-translation engine, thus perpetuating the errors it has created…
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Podcast: Machine Translation (MT-HT) Explained

Podcast: Machine Translation (MT-HT) Explained | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
...businesses that translate more often with higher volume projects into more than two languages are ideal for machine translation
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A best practices case study

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Chris Wendt (Microsoft) at the TAUS Translation Technology Showcase Webinar

Post-Publish Post-editing with Microsoft Translator, Chris Wendt, Principal Group Program Manager at Microsoft Collaborative and customizable machine transla...
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Clean Data Statistical Machine Translation (SMT)

Clean Data Statistical Machine Translation (SMT) | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
What is Clean Data Statistical Machine Translation (SMT)? http://t.co/H8ZLcL9hEj
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How Microsoft Created Its 'Star Trek' Voice Translator For Skype

How Microsoft Created Its 'Star Trek' Voice Translator For Skype | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
Microsoft unveiled its real-time translation technology for Skype this week, and we spoke with the company about how it was created.
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eMpTy Pages: Improving the MT Technology to Translator Dialogue

eMpTy Pages: Improving the MT Technology to Translator Dialogue | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
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Manuel Herranz's curator insight, June 28, 2014 8:10 AM

Kirti's fixation with DIY system is behind the times nowadays. Competition (from SDL to Kantan or Safaba talks about the many possibilities of having MT in-house and re-training loops). This is well beyond the basic DIY systems that flourished some years ago. 

 

Nowadays the conversation moves from in-source to out-sourced machine translation, ie, whether the company is going to rely on external vendors or make its own solution grow. If your technology and offering are based on lock-ups, that is fine, but the translation market has suffered many similar experiences in the past. Small and large multilingual language vendors want a certain element of control whereby they will be free to add and customize on their own as their needs increase. And that is precisely want we have advocated at Pangeanic via our PangeaMT for years.

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Lehrer Werkstatt: Finding the right words with technology < Blogs & photos | Expatica The Netherlands

Lehrer Werkstatt: Finding the right words with technology < Blogs & photos | Expatica The Netherlands | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
Lehrer Werkstatt is a gemischt collection of her experiences in an international classroom, reflections on culture and place, and her triumphs and f...
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Using MT to develop vocabulary and accelerate language learning

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Google, Duolingo and the Problems of Internet Translation | Fair Observer°

Google, Duolingo and the Problems of Internet Translation | Fair Observer° | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
Duolingo's push to "translate the web" is not as straightforward as it seems.
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Dolphin whistle instantly translated by computer - New Scientist

Dolphin whistle instantly translated by computer - New Scientist | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
Software has performed the first real-time translation of a dolphin whistle – and better data tools are giving fresh insights into primate communication
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Machine Translation: We Need to Talk about Post-editing | Isabella Massardo Copy & Translation

As a topic, machine translation is a lightning rod for controversy. Apparently, machine translation delights some people, especially LSPs (Language Service
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Security Software Aims to Prevent MT Data Leakage

Security Software Aims to Prevent MT Data Leakage | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
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Not sure how real a problem this really is.

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Make your product “translation worthy,” and the world will follow

Make your product “translation worthy,” and the world will follow | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
Want to know if your software is something special? See if your users will translate it. In doing so you get a sense of how they view your product and where to take it next.
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Exploiting Similarities among Languages for Machine Translation

Exploiting Similarities among Languages for Machine Translation | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
Exploiting Similarities among Languages for Machine TranslationLink: http://arxiv.org/pdf/1309.4168.pdf
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Next Google Glass Tricks Include Translating the World From Your Eyes

Next Google Glass Tricks Include Translating the World From Your Eyes | Automated Translation (MT) Trends | Scoop.it
Google is releasing a new GDK that gives developers much more access to build for Google Glass.
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