Can machine translation assist in Bible translation?

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dc.contributor.author Hurskainen, Arvi
dc.date.accessioned 2020-10-30T14:26:00Z
dc.date.available 2020-10-30T14:26:00Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.citation Hurskainen , A 2018 , Can machine translation assist in Bible translation? in SALAMA - Swahili Language Manager : Technical reports on LT . Technical reports on language technology , no. 62 , SALAMA - Swahili Language Manager , Helsinki .
dc.identifier.other PURE: 150109526
dc.identifier.other PURE UUID: 64653d6d-a663-413a-969e-633307554efd
dc.identifier.other ORCID: /0000-0002-6076-7460/work/82752053
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10138/320880
dc.description.abstract The translation of proper names is a complex process, and it is hardly possible to constract an error free translation system. Therefore, the practical aim of translating proper names is to make it as correct as possible. The problems include the fact that many words or clusters of words, which are used as proper names, are also used as ordinary words. It is often very hard to define which interpretation is correct in each case. If this problem is resolved, we have another problem. Should the proper name be translated or left as such? Acronyms form also a translation problem. If a string is identified as an acronym, it is not self-evident that it should be translated as corresponding acronym or as a real word or cluster of words. And another problem is whether it should be translated at all. These problems will be discussed below. fi
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher SALAMA - Swahili Language Manager
dc.relation.ispartof SALAMA - Swahili Language Manager
dc.relation.ispartofseries Technical reports on language technology
dc.rights cc_by_nc
dc.rights.uri info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.subject 6121 Languages
dc.subject 113 Computer and information sciences
dc.title Can machine translation assist in Bible translation? en
dc.type Chapter
dc.contributor.organization Department of Languages
dc.description.reviewstatus Non peer reviewed
dc.relation.issn 2670-1391
dc.rights.accesslevel openAccess
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dc.identifier.url http://www.njas.helsinki.fi/salama/can-machine-translation-assist-in-bible-translation.pdf

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