Pierce of bell labs conclusions mt doesnt work mt a

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Unformatted text preview: Yehoshua Bar ­Hillel. 1960. A Demonstra1on of the Nonfeasibility of Fully Automa1c High Quality Transla1on. •  Little John was looking for his toy box. Finally he found it. The box was in the pen. John was very happy.!   Pen1: Enclosure for small children •  Pen1: Enclosure for small children •  Pen2: Wri1ng utensil Dan Jurafsky •  The box was in the pen.! Dan Jurafsky The claim that fully automa-c high quality MT is impossible Yehoshua Bar ­Hillel, 1960 “I now claim that no exis1ng or imaginable program will enable an electronic computer to determine…” Dan Jurafsky The state of the art in MT Dan Jurafsky The state of the art in MT Dan Jurafsky History of MT: Further Pessimism The ALPAC report •  Headed by John R. Pierce of Bell Labs •  Conclusions: •  MT doesn’t work •  MT a failure: all current MT work had to be post ­edited •  Intelligibility and informa1veness worse...
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