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Translation and technology

Author: C K Quah
Publisher: Houndmills [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Series: Palgrave textbooks in translating and interpreting.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The evolution of translation tools over five decades has mirrored a rapid growth in demand from different groups of end-users for translation services. In this book, the changes that have occurred are discussed, ranging from developments in the more familiar tools such as machine translation systems to other types of translation tools and resources now available and of help to professional translators as well as to  Read more...
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Quah, C.K. (Chiew Kin), 1966-
Translation and technology.
Houndmills [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006
(DLC) 2006041682
(OCoLC)64065974
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C K Quah
ISBN: 9780230287105 0230287107
OCLC Number: 681911152
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 221 pages) : illustrations
Contents: List of Figures, Tables and Boxes --
Series Editors' Foreword --
Acknowledgements --
List of Abbreviations --
Introduction --
Definition of Terms --
Translation Studies and Translation Technology --
Machine Translation Systems --
Computer-aided Translation Tools and Resources --
Evaluating Translation Tools --
Recent Developments and Future Directions --
Translation Types Revisited --
Conclusion --
Appendices --
References --
Indexes.
Series Title: Palgrave textbooks in translating and interpreting.
Responsibility: C.K. Quah.
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Chiew Kin Quah draws on years of academic and professional experience to provide an account of translation technology, its applications and capabilities. Major developments from North America, Europe  Read more...

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