Computational Linguistics and Translation Studies: Methods and Models

Michael Carl, Srinivas Bangalore, Moritz Schaeffer

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    Translation process research is an active interdisciplinary research area within translation studies attracting translation scholars, computer scientists and the machine learning community alike. Novel data acquisition methods have been developed in recent years leading to large sets of translation process data that is analysed qualitatively as well as quantitatively. What has been anticipated already decades ago, today, computational linguistics methods are instrumental for translation process research and translation studies to enhance machine translation technologies by analysing real human behaviour. Empirical translation process research thus becomes more formalized and interconnected with computational linguistics methods and may potentially give answers to questions raised long time ago. In this chapter we trace the development of computational linguistics and translation process research from this angle and point to developments that we think will further drive this vibrant field of research.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationBorder Crossings : Translation Studies and Other Disciplines
    EditorsYves Gambier, Luc van Doorslaer
    Number of pages20
    Place of PublicationAmsterdam
    PublisherJohn Benjamins Publishing Company
    Publication date2016
    ISBN (Print)9789027258724
    ISBN (Electronic)9789027266620
    Publication statusPublished - 2016
    SeriesBenjamins Translation Library

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