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Thinking without language?

Jure Sah jure.sah at guest.arnes.si
Mon Nov 22 10:12:16 EST 1999


Alexander Gross wrote:

> And since our topic is allegedly AI NLP, just a mild rebuke.  It isn't
> necessarily for Italians to find fault with such a translation, though they
> will very likely have an opinion, but rather for professional translators to
> determine whether or not one or another translation is truly accurate or
> not.  Most native speakers of a language, including some in my own family,
> don't know beans about translation and can't really judge how accurate any
> extended text  may be.   It is this kind of deep professional translator's
> knowledge that NLP programmers have failed to get into their programs, which
> accounts for the low quality of these programs.

Why don't you use an active electronic dictionary?
Anyway do you know that NLP means UFO in Slovene?







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