Tuesday, December 22, 2015
The Fault with Many of the Technical Translations Produced by Computers
A universal translation machine, or a device that can instantly translate languages into other languages, remains something that’s only possible in the realm of science fiction books and films. However, that does not mean that humans are giving up hope for a machine solution. Apps for online translations have been introduced to provide instant translations, but they are still only rudimentary and they lack the quality and sophistication of human translations. How These Translation Apps Work These apps make use of a lexical database, which contain basic grammar and linguistic rules, as well as many words from dictionaries. When translating a particular passage, these apps analyze the syntax, or its grammatical structure, along with its morphology and its semantics.