Customization of the Europarl Corpus for Translation Studies

Zahurul Islam, Alexander Mehler


Abstract
Currently, the area of translation studies lacks corpora by which translation scholars can validate their theoretical claims, for example, regarding the scope of the characteristics of the translation relation. In this paper, we describe a customized resource in the area of translation studies that mainly addresses research on the properties of the translation relation. Our experimental results show that the Type-Token-Ratio (TTR) is not a universally valid indicator of the simplification of translation.
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L12-1424
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Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'12)
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May
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2012
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Istanbul, Turkey
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LREC
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European Language Resources Association (ELRA)
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2505–2510
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http://www.lrec-conf.org/proceedings/lrec2012/pdf/729_Paper.pdf
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