Computers in translation

A practical appraisal

Edited by John Newton

 

London and New York

Routledge

1992

[ISBN: 0-415-05432-X]

 

Contents

 

Figures ix

Contributors x

Preface xvi

Abbreviations and acronyms xviii

1 Introduction and overview. 1

John Newton

 

2 The story so far: an evaluation of machine translation in the world today. 14

Jeannette Pugh

 

3 Made to measure solutions. .33

Annette Grimaila in collaboration with John Chandoux

 

4 The Perkins experience. 46

John Newton

 

5 Machine translation in a high-volume translation environment. 58

Muriel Vasconcellos and Dale A.Bostad

 

6 Esperanto as an intermediary language for machine translation. 78

Klaus Schubert

 

7 Limitations of computers as translation tools. .96

Alex Gross

 

8 Computerized termbanks and translation. ...131

Patricia Thomas

 

9 The translator workstation. 147

Alan Melby

 

10 SYSTRAN: it obviously works but how much can it be improved? 166

Yorick Wilks

 

11 Current research in machine translation 189

Harold L.Somers

 

Bibliography 208

 

Glossary of terms 222

 

Index 228