Category Archives: Translation

Andreu Febrer Literary Translation Prize 2023

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La primera traducció cap a l’anglès d’una obra mestra catalana de ciència ficció

En paraules de l’editorial, “The first English translation of a Catalan science fiction masterpiece” va ser Typescript of the Second Origin (de Mecanoscrit del segon origen, de Manuel de Pedrolo), publicada l’any 2018. Sara Martín, la persona encarregada de la … Continue reading

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Open expert conversations 2022-2023 (Season 4)

Cápsulas de traducción is a series of online conversations between prestigious translation and language specialists and members of the UVic-UCC Department of Translation, Interpreting and Applied Languages. #conversatrad Each conversation is a live online webinar open to all who register. … Continue reading

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Interview with Marcel Garro, 2022 Andreu Febrer Translation Prize Winner

We interviewed Marcel Garro Ricart, a student in our Master’s Degree in Specialised Translation programme at the University of Vic – Central University of Catalonia. Awarded this year’s Andreu Febrer Translation Prize in both categories (into Catalan and Spanish), he … Continue reading

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So, what do you use machine translation for?

A legitimate question, I would argue, especially since Google first introduced its neural machine translation (NMT) system in 2016, thereby replacing statistical machine translation (SMT) as the leading paradigm for MT engines. Both SMT and NMT are data-driven approaches where … Continue reading

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