Machine Translation

, Volume 30, Issue 1–2, pp 111–115 | Cite as

New directions in empirical translation process research exploring the CRITT TPR-DB

Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, 2016, ISBN: 978-3-319-20357-7, v + 315 pp.
  • Miquel Esplà-Gomis
Book Review

New Directions in Empirical Translation Process Research (Exploring the CRITT TPR-DB), edited by Michael Carl, Srinivas Bangalore, and Moritz Chaeffer, is a book consisting of a compilation of 13 scientific articles (plus a chapter for the introduction) that share one common feature: all of them revolve around the Translation Process Research Database1(TPR-DB) published by the Centre for Research and Innovation in Translation and Translation Technology (CRITT). This book collects a series of empirical studies of human translator behaviour based on the transparent capture of activity information during a translation session—such as eye tracking, key logging, time spent in a translation task, etc.—and how this information can be used to extract conclusions regarding a given translation task, the translation technologies used, and the behaviour of the translators participating in the task. The book is divided in three parts: a first part that describes the TPR-DB, a second part that...


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departament de Llenguatges i Sistemes InformàticsUniversitat d’AlacantAlacantSpain

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