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Evaluating the suitability of human-oriented text simplification for machine translation

  title={Evaluating the suitability of human-oriented text simplification for machine translation},
  author={Rei Miyata and M. Tatsumi},
  • Rei Miyata, M. Tatsumi
  • Published 2019
  • We present the results of an experiment to evaluate the suitability of simplified text as a source for machine translation (MT). Focusing on Japanese as the source language, we first proposed a simplest possible rule set to write text that can be easily understood by language learners and children. Following this rule set, we manually rewrote expository sentences concerning Japanese cultural assets in simplified Japanese, through two steps: (1) splitting long sentences into short complete… CONTINUE READING

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