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How to teach machine translation post-editing? Experiences from a post-editing course

  title={How to teach machine translation post-editing? Experiences from a post-editing course},
  author={Maarit Koponen},
Advances of machine translation technology have in recent years increased its use in various contexts. In the translation industry, work processes involving the use of machine translated texts as a raw translation to be post-edited by a translator are becoming increasingly common. The increasing use of post-editing processes also raises questions related to teaching and training of translators and post-editors, and institutions offering translator training have started to incorporate post… 
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