Machine translation for LSPs has come of age, with large numbers of LSPs now using MT. However most are not achieving their full potential and return on investment is often difficult to achieve. There are many misconceptions when it comes to understanding how machine translation works and how to create custom MT engines that deliver optimal results. This presentation explores best practices for customizing machine translation engines, translation workflow, terminology management and post-editing. It will dispel a number of common misconceptions and show real world examples of how quality and high productivity can be achieved.
Dion Wiggins is the CEO of Asia Online, the developer of the Language Studio™ suite of automated translation technologies. Wiggins is a well-known pioneer of the Asian internet industry and founder of one of Asia's first internet service providers in Hong Kong. He was previously VP and Research Director for Gartner and founded The ActiveX Factory where he was the recipient of the Chairman's Commendation Award presented by Bill Gates for the best showcase of software developed in the Philippines. Dion has also been recognized by the US government for being in the top 5% of his field worldwide. Follow Dion @asiaonline.