Scaling the tower of babel fish: An analysis of the machine translation of legal information

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Abstract

Ms. Yates evaluates the accuracy of Babel Fish in translating legal information by comparing Babel Fish translations of law-oriented texts in Spanish and German to professional translations. Most contained severe errors that altered the meaning. She concludes that Babel Fish is not appropriate for most uses in law libraries.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)481-500
Number of pages20
JournalLaw Library Journal
Volume98
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 1 2006

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