Paper: Machine Translation Without A Source Text

ACL ID C90-3048
Title Machine Translation Without A Source Text
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1990
Authors

Tiffs lmper concerns an approach to Machine Translation whieJJ differs from the typical 'standard' approaches crucially in.that it does not rely on the prior existence of a source text as a basis of the translation. Our approach can be character- ised as an 'intelligent secretary with knowledge of the foreign language', which helps monolingual users to formu- late the desired target-language text in the context of a (key- board) dialogue translation systems.