The Proper Place of Men and Machines in Language Translation

  title={The Proper Place of Men and Machines in Language Translation},
  author={Martin Kay},
  journal={Machine Translation},
  • M. Kay
  • Published 2004
  • Computer Science
  • Machine Translation
The only way in which the power of computers has been brought to bear on the problem of language translation is machine translation, that is, the automation of the entire process. Machine translation is an excellent research vehicle but stands no chance of filling actual needs for translation which are growing at a great rate. In the quarter century during which work on machine translation has been going on, there has been considerable progress in relevant areas of computer science. However… 

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