Problems in Translation

Problems in Translation
History, theory, and practice of human and machine translation.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesFor Fall 2013 & forward admits, Ling 230 and proficiency in a second language.
 ProgramsContaining LING 480
Course Outcomes

The Future of Translation Technology

Discuss the possible future of translation technology, including future applications of existing technology and future development of new technologies, drawing on class assignments and a personal project.

Bi-text Corpora

Create a bi-text corpus and derive translation memory and terminology from that bi-text corpus.

Specifications for Translation Projects

Define a set of specifications for a translation project based on text type, audience, and purpose.

Translation Project

Use machine translation, translation memory, and terminology in conjunction with a translation environment tool to complete a translation project according to the project’s specifications.