Carla Parra in Frankfurt

Carla Parra Escartín (Hermes Traducciones, Madrid) gave two lectures in Frankfurt on May 30, 2016.

Carla Parra, 30.5.2016
Carla presenting in Manfred’s Intro Linguistics, May 2016 (Photo: M. Sailer, BY-NC-ND 3.0)

Carla gave a talk in Manfred’s class Introduction to Linguistics. She presented basic applications of computational linguistics and how much linguistics there is behind these applications.

Carla presenting in Frankfurt, May 2016. (Photo: M. Sailer, BY-NC-ND 3.0)
Carla presenting in the Oberseminar English Linguistics, May 2016. (Photo: M. Sailer, BY-NC-ND 3.0)

In a second talk, in the Oberseminar, Carla discussed the changes to the translation business brought about by the increasing use of output of machine translation algorithms. She presented methods to evaluate whether and to which degree machine translation can make human translation more efficient.