Evaluation of MT systems: A programmatic view

@article{Krauwer1993EvaluationOM,
  title={Evaluation of MT systems: A programmatic view},
  author={Steven Krauwer},
  journal={Machine Translation},
  year={1993},
  volume={8},
  pages={59-66}
}
In this paper, I have tried to make several points. First, I have argued that the Human Translator Metaphor does not provide the most fruitful approach to evaluation of MT systems or perhaps even to the design of MT systems in general — one should rather go for specialized systems, whose properties are negotiated between designers and users. Second, I have tried to emphasise the dangers which the gear box evaluation syndrome raises in evaluating MT systems. Third, I have suggested an… CONTINUE READING

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