LINGUIST List 32.3782

Sat Dec 04 2021

Books: A short guide to post-editing: Nitzke, Hansen-Schirra

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Date: 23-Nov-2021
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Subject: A short guide to post-editing: Nitzke, Hansen-Schirra
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Title: A short guide to post-editing
Series Title: Translation and Multilingual Natural Language Processing
Published: 2021
Publisher: Language Science Press

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Author: Jean Nitzke
Author: Silvia Hansen-Schirra
Electronic: ISBN: 9783961103331 Pages: 104 Price: Europe EURO 0 Comment: Open Access

Artificial intelligence is changing and will continue to change the world we live in. These changes are also influencing the translation market. Machine translation (MT) systems automatically transfer one language to another within seconds. However, MT systems are very often still not capable of producing perfect translations. To achieve high quality translations, the MT output first has to be corrected by a professional translator. This procedure is called post-editing (PE). PE has become an established task on the professional translation market. The aim of this text book is to provide basic knowledge about the most relevant topics in professional PE. The text book comprises ten chapters on both theoretical and practical aspects including topics like MT approaches and development, guidelines, integration into CAT tools, risks in PE, data security, practical decisions in the PE process, competences for PE, and new job profiles.

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Written In: English (eng)

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