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English-Korean Machine Translation System

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000105914D
Original Publication Date: 1993-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-20
Document File: 2 page(s) / 31K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Kim, Y: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

Disclosed is a system for English to Korean machine translation. The system translates an English sentence which is input from the terminal to the Korean sentence which is semantically equivalent. The main characteristics of the system can be described as follows.

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English-Korean Machine Translation System

      Disclosed is a system for English to Korean machine
translation.  The system translates an English sentence which is
input from the terminal to the Korean sentence which is semantically
equivalent.  The main characteristics of the system can be described
as follows.

o     Phrase to phrase translation - English phrase is translated
    directly to Korean phrase.

o     Idiom translation - English idiom is recognized from the
    parsing output and translated directly to Korean expression.

o     Transfer dictionary - The transfer dictionary provides the
    machine translation of phrases and idioms.

o     Corpus experiment - The system is undergone a corpus
    experiment.  During the experiment the transfer dictionary is
    enhanced for more accurate translation through learning.

The general architexture of the system is shown in the figure.  The
English phrase and idiom recognition is done in English to Korean
transfer module.