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Understanding Post-Editing – A Practical Approach

Valeria Filippello & Andrea Stevens

Thursday, 24 April, 2014
Free for GALA Members
$60.00 for Non-Members

Details

Andrea Stevens and Valeria Filippello of SDL to explain how post-editing is used in a real life environment as well as typical workflows in the localization industry. They focus on Statistical Machine Translation (SMT) and how to post-edit SMT output to understandable and publishable quality. You will learn how MT can be applied in different ways (through customizations, domain-specific verticals or baselines) and explain the benefits and challenges of each approach. They explore typical SMT behaviors and provide tips and tricks for post-editing SMT output. This session will help translators become efficient post-editors while taking the learning curve associated with machine translation into account.

Valeria Filippello

Valeria is a Senior Computational Linguist for SDL’s intelligent Machine Translation group. She trained as a professional interpreter and translator in Italy and has worked in localization for 14 years.

Andrea Stevens

Andrea is Translation Manager for SDL’s intelligent Machine Translation group. She trained as a professional translator in her native Germany and has worked for SDL for over 15 years in a variety of senior linguistic roles.

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