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Are post-editese features really universal?

Published inHiT-IT 2023, Editors Constantin Orăsan, Ruslan Mitkov, Gloria Corpas Pastor and Johanna Monti, p. 294-304
Presented at Human-informed Translation and Interpreting Technology, Naples, 07-09 juillet 2023
First online date2023-07-09
Abstract

This study aims at assessing whether or not differences between human and post-edited machine translations, so-called post-editese features, are common to all post-edited texts. We investigate the presence of four candidate post-editese features in corpora that include two language pairs and three different machine translation systems to find out whether or not different post-edited texts share the same characteristics, regardless of other factors. Our results show that the language pair, as well as the MT system, can have a great influence on these four features, thereby going against the assumption that they are common to all post-edited texts.

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Keywords
  • Traduction automatique
  • Post-édition
  • Post-editese
  • Machine translation
  • Post-editing
  • Translation universals
  • Post-editing universals
Citation (ISO format)
VOLKART, Lise, BOUILLON, Pierrette. Are post-editese features really universal? In: HiT-IT 2023. Naples. [s.l.] : [s.n.], 2023. p. 294–304.
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