Evaluating translation quality as input to product development

N Bohan, E Breidt, Martin Volk
In this paper we present a corpus-based method to evaluate the translation quality of machine translation (MT) systems. We star t with a shallow analysis of a large corpus and gradually focus the attention on the translation problems. The method constitutes an efficient way to identify the most important grammatical and lexical weaknesses of an MT system and to guide development towards improved translation quality. The evaluation described in the paper was carried out as a cooperation between
more » ... n MT technology developer, Sail Labs, and the Computational Linguistics group at the University of Zürich.
doi:10.5167/uzh-28555 fatcat:27fvtx7tsvhwngwknyems23vsy