Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
This list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) is designed to answer many of the most common questions that the Omniscien team has been asked. There are many articles that cover the basics and explain concepts around machine translation in simple and clear terms with examples.
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Machine Translation Basics (MT 101)
- What is Machine Translation (MT)?
- How can Machine Translation be used?
- Who uses Machine Translation?
- Why do I need Machine Translation?
- How can I translate?
- How fast is Machine Translation?
- What languages are supported by Machine Translation?
- What domains and industries are supported?
- What is the difference between “direct language pairs” and “language pair pivoting”?
- What document types are supported?
- Will Machine Translation put human translators out of work?
- Are human translations always better than Machine Translations?
- Why is customized Machine Translation better than generic machine translation?
- Can Machine Translation handle complex formatting?
- How does Machine Translation fit into my translation workflow?
- What are the common misconceptions about MT?
- What Return on Investment (ROI) and other benefits should I expect?
- Is Cloud-based MT secure?
Types of Machine Translation
- Primer: Different Types of Machine Translation
- What is Custom Machine Translation?
- What is Generic Machine Translation?
- What is Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Machine Translation?
- What is Hybrid Machine Translation?
- What is Neural Machine Translation?
- What is Statistical Machine Translation?
- What is Rules-Based Machine Translation?
- What is Syntax-Based Machine Translation?
- What is the difference between “Clean Data MT” and “Dirty Data MT”?
Neural MT Questions and Answers
During conferences and webinar, the Omniscien team are often asked many questions about Neural Machine Translation. We have collected many of the common questions and provide the answers here in an easy reference list.