Machine Translation Developments: Yahoo! and Google


Yahoo! has launched Yahoo! Babel Fish. You may have used it on the AltaVista site and this is basically the same thing, with some additional bells and whistles. Under the hood is Systran technology.

But the bigger news is that Google has gone beta on its statistical MT engine for Arabic English translation. You can give it a test drive here.

This is going to get exciting!

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John Yunker
John is co-founder of Byte Level Research and author of Think Outside the Country as well as 14 annual editions of The Web Globalization Report Card. He is also co-founder of Ashland Creek Press.
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