Quantitative evaluation of English-Japanese machine translation of medical literature.

@article{Kiuchi1991QuantitativeEO,
  title={Quantitative evaluation of English-Japanese machine translation of medical literature.},
  author={Takahiro Kiuchi and Shigekoto Kaihara},
  journal={Methods of information in medicine},
  year={1991},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={199-205}
}
Although many machine-translation programs are currently available, few evaluation methods of such translation exist for any given application area. It is difficult to evaluate machine-translation systems objectively because the quality of a translation depends on the combination of three factors: the translation program, the dictionary, and the original document. In this study, we developed a quantitative evaluation method for assessing machine translation, which evaluates these three factors… CONTINUE READING