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Title: Language Engineering and Translation Consequences of Automation
Written By: Juan C Sager

The advent of automated alternatives to human translation has fundamentally affected the translator's profession, its products and the relationship between translators and their clients. At a time when information technology has become a regular tool of specialized translators in all aspects of their work, it is useful to place the activity of technical translation into its appropriate environment and to describe it in the broader context of communication today. This book re-examines the processes of translation as part of interlingual text production and analyzes the manner in which the new tools affect the product of translation. This book is of particular relevance in modern translator training courses. [Benjamins Translation Library 1]

Publication Year: 1994
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556194765
ISBN-13: 9781556194764
Pages: 345
Prices: U.S. $ 162
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1556194773
ISBN-13: 9781556194771
Pages: 345
Prices: U.S. $ 48.95
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027221391
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