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University of Macau researchers win several prizes at MT conference

The government of Macau recently commended the University of Macau’s Natural Language Processing and Portuguese-Chinese Machine Translation Lab, for landing in first place in five contests at the Sixth Conference on Machine Translation.

Purdue Researchers Look Into AI and Subtext

If you’ve ever found yourself scratching your head and wondering if your uncle’s outlandish Facebook post was meant to be satire or not, you’re...

SignLab Amsterdam Works on MT for Signed Languages

It’s easy to take the overhead announcements in train stations and airports for granted, but oftentimes they present passengers with indispensable information about weather...

Researchers Present Cybersecurity Model at NLP Conference

The Joint Conference of the 59th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 11th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing...

Can Neural Networks Really Understand Human Language?

Artificial intelligence (AI) researchers have long been preoccupied with solving the issue of syntactic ambiguities in human language — in their recently released book...

Developing MT Benchmarks for Under-Resourced Languages

Machine translation (MT) systems have little difficulty translating between languages like Spanish and English or English and Chinese — but for languages with limited...

Study Explores Areas of Improvement in Machine Translation

As machine translation (MT) has become more and more prevalent in our day-to-day lives, it seems that so too have comical, and sometimes harmful,...

New research on hospital interpreter use

The evidence that professional interpreters improve patient health is overwhelming — so why don't more American health care facilities provide interpreters? Two new studies...