Translation Technology

Files, Files Everywhere: The Subtle Power of Translation Alignment

Miloš Matović 1 month ago Comment

Here’s the basic scenario: you have the translated versions of your documents, but the translation wasn’t performed in a CAT tool and you have to build a translation memory because these documents need to be updated or changed across the languages, you want to retain the existing elements, style and terminology, and you have integrated CAT technology in your processes in the meantime. The solution is a neat piece of language engineering called translation alignment.

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Interview with Marija Omazić: “New generations of students are more digitally literate and more mobile”

Zana Čizmin 1 month ago Comment
Marija Omazić

After several years of successful cooperation, we decided to learn more about Marija Omazić, full professor at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Osijek and the chair of the master’s programme in translation at the Department of English. She shared with us the joys of working with students and the details about many projects she was involved in.

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Updating Clinical Study Documentation: Translation, Consistency and Quality

Miloš Matović 6 months ago Comment
Updating Clinical Study Documentation: Translation, Consistency and Quality

The amount of textual materials used before, during and after clinical research is often massive and includes a wide range of different types of documents composed by healthcare professionals, legal and financial experts and patients. If any of these documents needs to be updated or changed for any reason, amending and updating the translated version of these documents may be painful and time-consuming.

Luckily, there are processes and technologies designed to make these actions painless.

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Science or Fiction: Machine Translation Explained

Juraj Močilac 11 months ago Comment
Science or Fiction: Machine Translation Explained | Blog | Ciklopea

Once when I was a kid, I was passing by a car wash which had the big written sign “Machine washing and polishing” with a friend who asked me, all amazed, “Wow, they have machines to wash the cars?!” And the guy who worked there heard him and replied, mildly disappointed “Do I look like a machine to you?” We did not expect that, but he, indeed, was still a human being. Same goes with machine translation (MT).

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