Human vs Machine translation :A Comparative Study

Author: Zohra LABED

Keywords: Machine translation, human translation, French, English


Starting from the fact that
any translation activity requires a thorough knowledge of the general subject
to be translated as well as an intimate familiarity with both cultures together
with an extensive vocabulary in both languages and dexterity in manipulating
it, this comparative study investigates the extent to which human and machine
translation can deliver the original text focusing on the Machine translated
version. It also attempts to see whether machine translation displays an
apparent ease and ability to express thoughts clearly and concisely in both
languages to really supersede human intervention.