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ERIC Number: ED380987
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 8
Abstractor: N/A
Self-Organizing Example-Based Machine Translation, A Prototype.
Juola, Patrick
This paper describes an attempt to combine the advantages of both example-based translation and stochastic translation methods in an attempt to develop a method for inferring symbolic transfer functions from a bilingual corpus. By formalizing the translation process and applying standard optimization techniques, a system can be developed that will identify grammatical categories and produce coherent transfer functions between languages. The validity of this approach is demonstrated in a prototype system that can learn transfer functions between English, French, and Urdu. Contains 13 references. (Author)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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