Presentation by Joshua Estelle from Google about the development of “Google Translate.”
Breaking down language barriers, Google provides free, automatic translation between 65 of the world's languages. Josh Estelle, a lead developer on Google Translate, discusses 6 years of progress towards bringing fast, accurate translation to hundreds of millions of people, and what this means for the future of communication.
This presentation is free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by the Department of Comparative Literature, the School of Information, the Institute for the Humanities, and the Fall 2012 LSA Translation Theme Semester at the University of Michigan: translation.lsa.umich.edu