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TAUS	  MACHINE	  TRANSLATION	  SHOWCASE	  Google Translator Toolkit14:20 – 14:40Wednesday, 10 April 2013Patcharin Areewong...
Google Confidential and Proprietary   2                                  Machine TranslationPatcharin AreewongLanguage Spe...
3Agenda                               Google Confidential and Proprietary•  Introduction•  Google translate•  Google trans...
4Translation is the key to universal access                                                                               ...
5A translator’s story…                                    Google Confidential and Proprietary                           Tr...
6The Google story…                                                                                        Google Confident...
7So much content! So little resource!                                                                                     ...
8Google Confidential and Proprietary
9Machine translation is better than nothing                                             Google Confidential and Proprietar...
10Drive demand for human translation                                                          Google Confidential and Prop...
11Expand translation industry                                                             Google Confidential and Propriet...
12                                                      Google Confidential and Proprietary       Target users: amateurs a...
13Google: open translation ecosystem                                                              Google Confidential and ...
14Demo Time!             Google Confidential and Proprietary
15                            Google Confidential and Proprietary           Try it today athttp://translate.google.com/too...
16Questions?             Google Confidential and Proprietary
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TAUS MT SHOWCASE, Google Translator Toolkit, Patcharin Areewong, Google, 10 April 2013

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TAUS MT SHOWCASE, Google Translator Toolkit, Patcharin Areewong, Google, 10 April 2013

  1. 1. TAUS  MACHINE  TRANSLATION  SHOWCASE  Google Translator Toolkit14:20 – 14:40Wednesday, 10 April 2013Patcharin AreewongGoogle
  2. 2. Google Confidential and Proprietary 2 Machine TranslationPatcharin AreewongLanguage Specialist • Singapore
  3. 3. 3Agenda Google Confidential and Proprietary•  Introduction•  Google translate•  Google translator toolkit•  Demo
  4. 4. 4Translation is the key to universal access Google Confidential and Proprietary “Organize the worlds information and make it universally accessible and useful.” kiana привет hallo hello こんにちは 你好 hola ‫ﻡمﺭرﺡحﺏبﺍا‬ !लो bonjour jambo napaykullayki olá mhoroi
  5. 5. 5A translator’s story… Google Confidential and Proprietary Translator 2,000 words per day 250 days per year 500,000 words per year
  6. 6. 6The Google story… Google Confidential and Proprietary Google 1,000,000,000 new pages indexed per year* 400 words per page 400,000,000,000 words per year 400B/0.5M=800,000 translators and that’s for only 1 additional language! * actually, it’s several billion pages but let’s round it down to 1 billion
  7. 7. 7So much content! So little resource! Google Confidential and ProprietaryOrganize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. 8% of world population speaks Arabic. Only 1% of the web is in Arabic. >50% of Google searches come from outside the United States. Localized search in more than 55 countries, 35 languages. Google UI available in 117 languages across 157 international domains. >99% of what people write, say, or generate never leaves the language in which it was created. http://www.commonsenseadvisory.com/Resources/FactsandFigures/tabid/1213/Default.aspxMadar research, 2007
  8. 8. 8Google Confidential and Proprietary
  9. 9. 9Machine translation is better than nothing Google Confidential and Proprietary•  Handle overwhelming volume•  Provide Immediate turn-around•  No access to human translator•  Users are one click away from inaccessible content 9 Google Confidential
  10. 10. 10Drive demand for human translation Google Confidential and Proprietary Variable Value Customer demand 1 vs. 10 Revenue per customer €10 vs. €100MT experiment can measure customer demand, profitability.If the content is proved valuable, it’s worth the humantranslation priceIf you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head.If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart. – Nelson Mandela
  11. 11. 11Expand translation industry Google Confidential and ProprietaryHuman translation expensive for content with uncertain value•  If 10 readers, expensive to pay $10,000 for translation•  If 100,000 readers, $10,000 translation worth the priceMonitor adoption, feedback•  Human-translate inscrutable content: offensive, misleading•  Human-translate high-traffic content: worth the price Bottom line: - Quick experiments - Low cost
  12. 12. 12 Google Confidential and Proprietary Target users: amateurs and advanced translators Languages: 100,000+ pairs MT languages: 88 (includes variants) UI languages: 36 File types: AdWords, HTML, TXT, PO, Android App, Chrome Extension, RTF, subtitles, Word, ODT General features: WYSIWYG editor, sharing, chat, spell check, publish to Google DocsAdvanced features: translation memory, glossary, Google dictionary, label, concordance, scoping, split/merge, repetition
  13. 13. 13Google: open translation ecosystem Google Confidential and Proprietary How can you be big without being evil? We don’t trap end users. So if you don’t like Google, if for whatever reason we do a bad job for you, we make it easy for youdata to move to our competitor.liberation! – Eric Schmidt Google translation follows “data liberation” principle •  Support open standards, APIs Data stored in Translator Toolkit is your data – not Google’s •  Cloud storage for access, scale •  Documents, glossaries, and TMs for your eyes only unless you share •  You control addition, deletion of your translations
  14. 14. 14Demo Time! Google Confidential and Proprietary
  15. 15. 15 Google Confidential and Proprietary Try it today athttp://translate.google.com/toolkit
  16. 16. 16Questions? Google Confidential and Proprietary

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