KantanMT Welcomes Autonomous University of Barcelona as an Academic Partner
KantanMT welcomes its third Spanish university, one of Spain’s leading universities to its fast growing Academic Partner Program
KantanMT is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). This is the third Spanish university partnership and will welcome students studying machine translation and post-editing to use the platform in 2017.
Next Spring, Head of the LEA (Applied Foreign Languages) Department, Pilar Sánchez Gijón will lead a group of Students to learn about machine translation and post-editing in various language pairs, including; English, German, Spanish and Spanish Catalan.
In addition to joining the academic program, KantanMT Product Manager, Laura Casanellas presented a workshop on Custom Machine Translation at the 2nd International T3L Conference: Tradumatics, Translation Technologies and Localization “Translators and machine translation”, which is organised by the Tradumàtica research group at the Department of Translation, Interpreting and East Asian Studies 10-11 October 2016.
The workshop, which is a part of the 9th International Conference on Translation, Department of Translation, Interpreting and East Asian Studies in the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona aims to establish synergies between academia and industry that will lead to cooperation on research projects with a real social and economic impact on the translation industry, machine translation and post-editing.
“The Tradumatics congress was a great opportunity for industry and academia to meet and exchange information,” says Laura Casanellas, Product Manager at KantanMT. “The role of the translator is changing to post-editor, language specialist, language consultant and more. It is clear that translation as a profession will not disappear anytime soon and any translators with a multidisciplinary attitude might be better positioned for the future.”
KantanMT.com is fully integrated into a translation technology module that covers principles and practice in Translation Memory (TM) and Machine Translation (MT) technology. KantanMT has recently made available KantanLQR, new Language quality review tool that automates the review process for its university partners.
About Autonomous University of Barcelona
UAB is a public university near Barcelona and is considered to be the best university in Spain by the 2012 QS world rankings, which ranked the university 176th overall in the world.
KantanMT.com is a leading SaaS based machine translation platform that enables users to develop and manage customised machine translation engines in the cloud. The innovative technologies offered on the KantanMT.com platform enable users to easily build MT engines in over 760 language combinations, seamlessly integrating into localization workflows and web applications. KantanMT is based in the INVENT Building, DCU Campus, Dublin 9, Ireland.