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Leiden Translation Talk 27 November 2019: Literary Machine Translation – Antonio Toral

  • Antonio Toral
Wednesday 27 November 2019
Leiden Translation Talks
Cleveringaplaats 1
2311 BD Leiden

Please join us on Wednesday 27 November 2019, from 15:00-16:00 hrs, in room 005 of the Lipsius Building (Cleveringaplaats 1, Leiden) for dr. Toral’s talk on the automatic (assisted) translation of literary texts and the nature of post-edited translations vs. human translations.

If you are interested in joining us, please send an e-mail to Lettie Dorst at a.g.dorst@hum.leidenuniv.nl. All welcome!

Short bio: Antonio Toral is Assistant Professor in Language Technology at the University of Groningen (The Netherlands). Previously, he held research positions at Dublin City University (Ireland), the Institute for Computational Linguistics (Italy), and the University of Alicante (Spain). He is the author of over 100 peer-reviewed publications, was awarded the best paper at MT Summit 2019, and was the coordinator of Abu-MaTran, a Marie Curie Industry-Academia project flagged as a success story by the European Commission. He conducts research in Machine Translation and his areas of interest include literary text, diagnostic evaluation and under-resourced languages.

Antonio Toral

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