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The Resource The possibility of language : a discussion of the nature of language, with implications for human and machine translation, Alan K. Melby with C. Terry Warner

The possibility of language : a discussion of the nature of language, with implications for human and machine translation, Alan K. Melby with C. Terry Warner

Label
The possibility of language : a discussion of the nature of language, with implications for human and machine translation
Title
The possibility of language
Title remainder
a discussion of the nature of language, with implications for human and machine translation
Statement of responsibility
Alan K. Melby with C. Terry Warner
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book is about the limits of machine translation. It is widely recognized that machine translation systems do much better on domain-specific controlled-language texts (domain texts for short) than on dynamic general-language texts (general texts for short). The authors explore this general - domain distinction and come to some uncommon conclusions about the nature of language. Domain language is claimed to be made possible by general language, while general language is claimed to be made possible by the ethical dimensions of relationships. Domain language is unharmed by the constraints of
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Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
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Melby, Alan K
Dewey number
418/.02/0285
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
P306
LC item number
.M44 1995eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Warner, C. Terry
Series statement
Benjamins translation library,
Series volume
v. 14
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  • Machine translating
  • Translating and interpreting
  • Language and languages
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • Language and languages
  • Machine translating
  • Translating and interpreting
  • Automatisch vertalen
  • Maschinelle Übersetzung
  • Sprachtheorie
  • Tradução automática
  • Filosofia da linguagem
  • Traduction automatique
  • Traduction et interprétation
  • Philosophie du langage
Label
The possibility of language : a discussion of the nature of language, with implications for human and machine translation, Alan K. Melby with C. Terry Warner
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-249) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
THE POSSIBILITY OF LANGUAGE; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Table of contents; Abbreviations; Acknowledgments; Foreword; Preface; 1. Limits in Search of a Cause; 2. Machine Translation; 3. The Wall; 4. Possibilities; 5. Implications; Appendix; Endnotes; Bibliography; Glossary; Subject Index; Author Index
Control code
742367067
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvi, 274 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027283573
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)742367067
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The possibility of language : a discussion of the nature of language, with implications for human and machine translation, Alan K. Melby with C. Terry Warner
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-249) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
THE POSSIBILITY OF LANGUAGE; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Table of contents; Abbreviations; Acknowledgments; Foreword; Preface; 1. Limits in Search of a Cause; 2. Machine Translation; 3. The Wall; 4. Possibilities; 5. Implications; Appendix; Endnotes; Bibliography; Glossary; Subject Index; Author Index
Control code
742367067
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvi, 274 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027283573
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)742367067
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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