Machine Translation (The Mit Press Essential Knowledge Series)
  • Machine Translation (The Mit Press Essential Knowledge Series)
  • Machine Translation (The Mit Press Essential Knowledge Series)
ISBN: 0262534215
EAN13: 9780262534215
Language: English
Release Date: Sep 15, 2017
Pages: 296
Dimensions: 0.59" H x 7.01" L x 5" W
Weight: 1.47 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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A concise, nontechnical overview of the development of machine translation, including the different approaches, evaluation issues, and major players in the industry.

The dream of a universal translation device goes back many decades, long before Douglas Adams's fictional Babel fish provided this service in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Since the advent of computers, research has focused on the design of digital machine translation tools--computer programs capable of automatically translating a text from a source language to a target language. This has become one of the most fundamental tasks of artificial intelligence. This volume in the MIT Press Essential Knowledge series offers a concise, nontechnical overview of the development of machine translation, including the different approaches, evaluation issues, and market potential. The main approaches are presented from a largely historical perspective and in an intuitive manner, allowing the reader to understand the main principles without knowing the mathematical details.

The book begins by discussing problems that must be solved during the development of a machine translation system and offering a brief overview of the evolution of the field. It then takes up the history of machine translation in more detail, describing its pre-digital beginnings, rule-based approaches, the 1966 ALPAC Read More chevron_right

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