A professional translator gives their insights on the following topics:
Chapter 1: Computer-assisted translation (CAT) and the translation process. What role is technology already playing in the translation industry?
Chapter 2: Machine translation (MT) – is it a game-changer? What computer translation technology can and cannot do.
Chapter 3: How do computers actually translate? Rule-based, statistical, and example-based machine translation.
Chapter 3: Why are languages so difficult to translate? What are the main challenges posed by natural language?
Chapter 4: Why smaller languages, such as Finnish are so challenging for machine translation?
Chapter 5: Man vs. machine – what is the future for machine translation?