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How neural machine translation might change the work of professional translators

Anthony Pym, Hasuria Che Omar (ed.)

Penterjemahan dalam Era Digital / Translation in Digital Era | Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia | Published : 2019


The development of neural machine translation systems since 2016 has ushered in a new period of human-machine interaction in the field of translation. Claims have been made that machine translation has reached parity with fully human translation. Such assertions are easily questioned, but the fundamental question remains: What impact will high-quality machine translation have on the work of professional translators? For some, translators will gradually be reduced to the role of posteditors, working for the improvement of the machine-translation systems rather than for active communication. For others, translators will be called upon to do only the tasks that machines cannot do: text adaptati..

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