News tagged with machine translation

Our ambiguous world of words

(Phys.org) —Ambiguity in language poses the greatest challenge when it comes to training a computer to understand the written word. Now, new research aims to help computers find meaning.

May 31, 2013
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Scientists map what factors influence the news agenda

Computer scientists have analysed over a million news articles in 22 languages to pinpoint what factors, such as the Eurovision song contest, influence and shape the news agenda in 27 EU countries. This is the first large-scale ...

Dec 08, 2010
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The world: a global village called Babel

(PhysOrg.com) -- European scientists have developed groundbreaking technology to enable machine translation using statistical analysis. Now linguistic diversity can be found in translation.

Jun 01, 2010
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