Learning and translating by machines

  title={Learning and translating by machines},
  author={John F. Tinker},
  journal={Mechanical Translation},
To translate well, a machine must be furnished with rules that relate meaning to words. These rules may be expressed in terms of probabilities, if they cannot be expressed precisely. Less useful are descriptive rules, particularly those using concepts of psychology. That these rules can be satisfactorily formulated is strongly suggested by the fact that a… CONTINUE READING