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Synonym transitivity

The problem of dictionary coherence is notably related to synonym transitivity: are synonyms transitive one with another? Usually, the response is negative. But isn’t this established wisdow questionable? Don’t we need to distinguish between: quasi-synonyms which are untransitive true synonyms, … Continue reading

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Open test: june 7, 2018

Open test performed on june 7, 2018: 1 – (5/110) = 95,45%. Remaining errors are: vocabulary: ‘pur-sang’ partitive article: ‘des étalons importés’ translation of preposition ‘par’: ‘par l’ajout’ translation of preposition ‘de’: ‘du milieu’ semantic disambiguation error: ‘du milieu’ should translate … Continue reading

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How hard is language reversal pair making within rule-based translation?

Language pair reversal: Rule-based translation is currently disregarded, in particular for the reason that it needs a lot of work and expertise. But is that reason well-grounded? Now focussing on a given language pair, we can formulate this question more … Continue reading

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Will progress in MT require some beakthrough in grammar conceptualization?

Will progress in MT require some beakthrough in grammar conceptualization? Rule-based MT requires a detailed typology of grammatical categories. But it seems that the present state of grammar conceptualization is insufficient for MT purposes. Some enhanced typology is in order. … Continue reading

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Si tratta di une poche di locuzione – now handling some locutions

Si tratta quì di uni pochi di locuzioni. Now handling some locutions.

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