Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

The Nebulous future of machine translation


A report by the National Academy of Sciences that examines machine translation against the light of human translation has disturbed a good many research administrators in the government. So much bad publicity has been engendered by this report that the future of machine translation is uncertain, even though the technology is a scant twelve years old.

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