Language Weaver

Language Weaver

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. SDL Language Weaver is a Los Angeles, California-based company that was founded in 2002 by the University of Southern California's Kevin Knight and Daniel Marcu, to commercialize a statistical approach to automatic language translation and natural language processing - now known globally as statistical machine translation software. SDL Language Weaver's statistically-based translation software is an instance of a recent advance in automated translation. While earlier machine translation technology relied on collections of linguistic rules to analyze the source sentence, and then map the syntactic and semantic structure into the target language, SDL Language Weaver uses statistical techniques from cryptography, applying machine learning algorithms that automatically acquire statistical models from existing parallel collections of human translations. These models are more likely to be up to date, appropriate and idiomatic, because they are learned directly from real translations. The software can also be quickly customized to any subject area or style and do a full translation of previously unseen text.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136768119
  • 9786136768113