Academic Calendar - 2024

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French 3308A/B


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.

Prerequisite(s): 1.0 course from French 2905A/B, French 2906A/B, French 2907A/B (or French 2900), French 2305A/B, French 2306A/B (or French 2300), or permission of the Department of French Studies, based on Placement Test.

Extra Information: 3 lecture/tutorial hours. May NOT be taken concurrently with French 2300, French 2305A/B, or French 2306A/B.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY B i  
Subject Code: FRENCH