Linguistics and English Language

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.