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SPECIAL TOPICS IN TRANSLATION: MACHINE TRANSLATION
This course is designed for students with a strong knowledge of French language and an interest in translation, linguistics and/or computational linguistics. Topics include brief history of Machine Translation since the 50s, and an overview of Machine Translation systems, translation memories, translator databases, and Internet resources. Critical analyses of translation outputs by various programs and assessments of human vs. machine translations will be conducted.