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LINGUIST List 19.182

Tue Jan 15 2008

Qs: Swedish to English Translation Software

Editor for this issue: Dan Parker <danlinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Herb Stahlke, Swedish to English Translation Software

Message 1: Swedish to English Translation Software
Date: 12-Jan-2008
From: Herb Stahlke <hstahlkebsu.edu>
Subject: Swedish to English Translation Software
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A colleague of mine is involved in an ongoing anthropological research
project in Sweden that involves speakers of Swedish interviewing other
speakers of Swedish. He has asked me if there might be any software or web
site that might provide a first draft translation of the interview

There is one on-line site at
that we have tried, and it does a less than adequate job, even considering
the limitations of translation software. There is, unfortunately, nothing
in the Linguist List software catalog that fits this need.

If anyone has a suggestion, please email it to me. I will pass it on to my
colleague and will summarize what I receive for the Linguist List.

With my thanks,

Herb Stahlke
Emeritus Professor of English
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Linguistic Field(s): Translation

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