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Counting, Measuring, Ordering: Translation Problems and Solutions

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Machine Translation: From Real Users to Research (AMTA 2004)

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This paper describes some difficulties associated with the translation of numbers (scalars) used for counting, measuring, or selecting items or properties. A set of problematic issues is described, and the presence of these difficulties is quantified by examining a set of texts and translations. An approach to a solution is suggested.

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Helmreich, S., Farwell, D. (2004). Counting, Measuring, Ordering: Translation Problems and Solutions. In: Frederking, R.E., Taylor, K.B. (eds) Machine Translation: From Real Users to Research. AMTA 2004. Lecture Notes in Computer Science(), vol 3265. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-30194-3_10

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