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Thread poster: Ruben Berrozpe
Ruben Berrozpe  Identity Verified
English to Spanish
Jan 15, 2004

Hello all,

I am looking for resources (web pages, software, articles, reviews,...) related to machine translation. It's actually not for my personal use, but for a client who wonders about the need (and the cost) to use a human translator when dealing with internal - non critical - documentation. The pairs involved are English-Spanish and Spanish-English.

What I basically need is a complete, neutral view, apart from some samples of machine translation that I will build from the resources I can find. I will look around on my own but of course I will also appreciate the help of others' on this matter.

Thanks so much in advance - and a nice weekend to you all!

Rb


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GoodWords  Identity Verified
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Here's one Jan 16, 2004

http://spanish.about.com/library/weekly/aa061801a.htm

Also contains links to a parallel text--a Spanish speaker can "translate" the English article and compare it to the Spanish version. The English speaker can do the reverse.


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Textklick  Identity Verified
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MT Jan 16, 2004

What I basically need is a complete, neutral view, apart from some samples of machine translation that I will build from the resources I can find. I will look around on my own but of course I will also appreciate the help of others' on this matter.

>>>Check the article submitted by Nancy at http://www.proz.com/topic/17392

HTH


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Cristóbal del Río Faura  Identity Verified
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Some papers Jan 16, 2004

from The Translation Journal:

http://www.accurapid.com/journal/13mt.htm
http://www.accurapid.com/journal/15mt.htm
http://www.accurapid.com/journal/15mt2.htm

Regards,
Cristobal


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Ruben Berrozpe  Identity Verified
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Thank you Jan 17, 2004

Thanks to the three of you. The papers were really interesting, I shall definitely use them as reference texts.

Best,
Rb


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GoodWords  Identity Verified
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An index of Spanish<>English machine translators compared and evaluated Feb 7, 2004

http://student-www.uchicago.edu/~morel/archive/fset/index.htm

Click on the links "Review of ...." to see the criteria that the author used to evaluate each machine translation program. The scores range from 0/25 "worst translator ever" to 21/25 "slightly better than the others and offers valuable options".

This index also includes links to several articles on machine translation.


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Jeff Allen  Identity Verified
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MT web sites Dec 9, 2004

Ruben Berrozpe wrote:
I am looking for resources (web pages, software, articles, reviews,...) related to machine translation. It's actually not for my personal use, but for a client who wonders about the need (and the cost) to use a human translator when dealing with internal - non critical - documentation. The pairs involved are English-Spanish and Spanish-English.
What I basically need is a complete, neutral view...


See my following web pages

http://www.geocities.com/langtecheval/
http://www.geocities.com/mtpostediting/
http://www.geocities.com/controlledlanguage/

Jeff
http://www.geocities.com/jeffallenpubs/localization.htm


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