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Legaltech - New York - January 31 - February 2

A new year and a new event for Iconic awaits as we head for Legaltech New York 2017. Legaltech is the year's largest and most important legal technology conference, with over 10,000 attendees, hundreds of speakers and more than 80 of the world's top 100 law firms attending, all right in the heart of New York at the Hilton Midtown. With this year's focus on process...

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Machine-Translation-what-is-the-most-effective-automatic-evaluation-metric

Managing quality expectations is a topic we have previously talked about as one of the 8 key factors to MT success. It is crucial to the successful deployment of any MT project. Designing a suitable implementation plan, quality evaluation plan, and establishing metrics for continuous improvement is vital to improving the quality of MT output. “Automatic machine translation evaluation metrics were developed due to the high...

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On-the-road-with-Iconic’s-MT-Success-guide-at-AMTA-2016

Our autumn conference tour brought us to Austin, Texas for AMTA 2016, the conference of the Association of Machine Translation in the Americas, at the Austin Hilton Hotel, October 28 through November 1. Both Iconic co-founders - CEO Dr. John Tinsley and Head of Global Strategy Dr. Páraic Sheridan - were in attendance. AMTA featured three parallel tracks - research, users, and government - as well as a technology...

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Pondering-prices-pitching-neural-MT-at-the-TAUS-Annual-Conference-2016

We are just back from our marathon month of travel around the world and one of our stops along the way was the TAUS Annual Conference in Portland, Oregon, October 24 - 25. This year’s conference was entitled “The Game Changers of 2016”, focusing conversation on the rapid changes we are seeing in the translation industry. Our CEO John Tinsley was part of the "Modernizing Pricing...

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Talking-patent-and-neural-MT-at-EPO-Patent-Information-Conference-2016

We had a fantastic and productive trip to the EPO Patent Information Conference in Madrid from November 8-10. Attended by patent professionals, patent office officials, and technology providers, the EPO Patent Information Conference helps us to keep up with the latest developments in the patent space, ensuring we best shape our products to meet current and future industry needs. Iconic CEO, John Tinsley, and Head of Business Development,...

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Another-huge-success-for-Iconic-at-LocWorld-Montreal

We are right in the middle of our busy events season here at Iconic and are just back from LocWorld Montreal at the Hotel Bonaventure. As usual there was a strong lineup of speakers and sessions at LocWorld, including presenters from Netflix, TED, CSOFT, Seprotec, and Welocalize. One session we especially enjoyed was Expedia’s “Revolutionize Travel through the Power of Technology”. Travel sites are increasingly adopting...

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Meet-Rohit-Gupta-Iconic’s-new-Machine-Translation-Scientist

We are welcoming Rohit Gupta to our team as a Machine Translation Scientist. Rohit originally hails from Etah in India. We sat down with him to talk about his history with machine translation (MT) research, why he joined Iconic, and to find out more about the novel neural network-based MT evaluation metric he developed. Could you introduce yourself for our website readers? Hi, my name is Rohit...

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ATC-–-London-–-September-22-–-23

We are making the short trip over to London for the Association of Translation Companies Language Industry Summit 2016 at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre, from September 22 - 23. This is our first time attending the Language Industry Summit and we look forward to meeting our clients and partners at the event. The conference will feature a wide variety of talks, panels, and presentations covering...

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Meet-Dr.-Bogdan-Sacaleanu-Iconic’s-new-technical-consultant

A PhD holder in Computational Linguistics, Dr. Bogdan Sacaleanu is the latest addition to the Iconic team. We sat down with him to talk machine translation (MT), how the industry is developing, the role machine learning plays in it, and what working at Iconic is like. Could you introduce yourself for our website readers? My name is Bogdan Sacaleanu. I am Romanian by birth and German...

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