Linguistic Issues in Machine Translation (Linguistics: Bloomsbury Academic Collections)

Linguistic Issues in Machine Translation (Linguistics: Bloomsbury Academic Collections)

By: Frank Van Eydne (author)Hardback

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The key assumption in this text is that machine translation is not merely a mechanical process but in fact requires a high level of linguistic sophistication, as the nuances of syntax, semantics and intonation cannot always be conveyed by modern technology. The increasing dependence on artificial communication by private and corporate users makes this research area an invaluable element when teaching linguistic theory.

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About Author

Frank Van Eynde is Professor of Formal and Computational Linguistics at the KU Leuven, The Netherlands.

Contents

Preface 1 Machine Translation and Linguistic Motivation Frank Van Eynde 2 Co-Description and Translation Louisa Sadler 3 The Interaction of Syntax and Morphology in Machine Translation Paul Bennett 4 Dependency and Machine Translation Toni Badia 5 On the Translation of Prepositions in Multilingual MT Jacques Durand 6 Translation Fills The Gaps: A New Approach to Unbounded Dependencies Valerio Allegranza Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 17/12/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781474246545
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9781474246545
  • weight: 521
  • ISBN10: 1474246540

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