CFL Holds Tmxmall Translation Technology Lecture
On the afternoon of November 6, our college held a Tmxmall translation technology lecture in the language training room. Some teachers and all graduate students of our college attended the lecture.
The two lecturers, Zheng Peiwen and Chen Chenchen, are from Shanghai Tmxmall Information Technology Co., Ltd. Zheng Peiwen, the operation manager, introduced the basics of project management, structure of company and operation process, translation technology and management tools to teachers and students. In the lecture, combining with the graduate students’ study, she illustrated the macro and micro processes of project management in detail. She also gave a specific demonstration with YiCAT, an online translation project management platform. With the aid of the platform and related softwares, translation efficiency can be greatly improved and translation quality can be controlled as well.
Chen Chenchen, the marketing operation manager, mainly focused on machine translation and post-editing. She firstly introduced the history and current situation, application fields and its pros and cons; while in the second part, she presented the function, concrete methods, and related ways to improve its efficiency. Besides, Chen pointed out all translators should never forget the importance of language proficiency.
Finally, the two managers answered relevant questions raised by teachers and students about machine translation platform and computer-aided translation software. Meanwhile, they shared some of their own experience, which further deepened teachers’ and students’ understanding of machine translation and related technology.(Trans. Zhang Ruodan & Guan Hao)