All posts tagged: machine translation

5 reasons not to fear machine translation

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Machine translation using computers and new technology is now something the general public can access: the leading internet search engines make machine translation tools available to their users, with varying degrees of success. At the same time, the combination of computer science with languages has led to the creation of a number of tools that combine word processing with machine translation.

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A BRIEF HISTORY OF MACHINE TRANSLATION II – The turning point and online translation

The period of disappointment came to an end in 1977 with the development of the METEO System by the University of Montreal. METEO was created to translate weather forecasts from English to French and could translate 80,000 words a day, making it one of the first successful applications of the technology. The following year, Xerox began using Systran to translate its user manuals.

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