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KantanMT Welcomes First Chinese University to its Growing Academic Program

KantanMT expands localization research and education efforts and welcomes Ludong University in Shandong, China to its Academic Partner Program


Monday, 10 October, 2016

KantanMT is pleased to announce that its academic program has expanded into China, in a new partnership with Ludong University in the Shandong province. The partnership will allow Ludong university students in the School of Foreign Languages to gain practical experience with customising machine translation systems as part of a course on language technology.

As part of the course D0500035 - Computer Aided Translation, beginning 29 August – 31 December 2016, Director of the MTI Education Center, Joe Zhou will teach 23 Students’ to build and customise Statistical Machine Translation engines on KantanMT.com. The course includes learning how to customise and integrate English and Simplified Chinese SMT systems with leading Computer Aided Translation Tools.

Ludong University specialises in arts, science and engineering. Currently, there are 1401 full time teachers and more than 29,000 students, including 1,300 postgraduates and about 800 international students.

“We are delighted to welcome China’s Ludong University to our growing list of academic partners,” says Louise Irwin, Marketing Manager at KantanMT. “Our academic program is rapidly expanding globally as universities are increasingly recognising the importance of language technology skills as a core component of translation courses.”

KantanMT.com is fully integrated into a translation technology that combines Translation Memory (TM) and Machine Translation. KantanMT has recently made available KantanLQR™, new Language quality review tool that automates the language review process, to its university partners.

For more information about the course at Ludong University, contact Joe Zhou ([email protected]).

To join the KantanMT Academic program, contact Louise Irwin ([email protected]) or for more information, visit the KantanMT’s partner page.

About Ludong University

Ludong University, founded in 1930, is a comprehensive university with arts, science and engineering as its mainstay. There are 22 colleges, 17 key provincial disciplines, 77 second-disciplines for master-degree programs, 5 disciplines for professional master programs, and 73 majors for undergraduate programs. Currently, there are 1401 full-time teachers and more than 29,000 students, including 1,300 postgraduates and about 800 international students.

About KantanMT

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.