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Legaltech - New York - January 31 - February 2

With a busy event schedule for 2017, we kicked off the year at Legaltech 2017 New York, which took place in the Hilton Midtown, January 31st to February 2nd. Iconic CEO and Co-founder, Dr. John Tinsley, and Head of Business Development, Diane O'Reilly, both made the trip to New York to unveil Iconic's new Machine Translation (MT) solution for eDiscovery at the world's leading conference for...

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e-discovery

New translation application makes multilingual document review process faster, cheaper, and better Machine translation in more than 50 languages and 2,000 language combinations Software has intelligent analysis features for efficient discovery, actionable insights, and faster more informed decisions Dublin - January 31, 2017 – Iconic Translation Machines (Iconic), a leading machine translation (MT) software and solutions provider, today announces the release of its proprietary translation...

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Iconic joins premiere localisation industry association GALA

 Iconic to join world leading trade association for the language industry.  CEO to speak on NMT collaboration and use cases at upcoming GALA 2017 conference. Dublin - January 19, 2017 - Iconic Translation Machines (Iconic), a leading Irish machine translation (MT) software and solutions provider, today announces that it has joined GALA (Globalization & Localization Association). GALA is a non-profit international industry association, offering a platform...

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Objective Assessment of Machine Translation Technologies

There's been some good discussion online recently about comparing machine translation (MT) from people who know what they're talking about. We've had: - Lilt's evaluation: http://labs.lilt.com/2017/01/10/mt-quality-evaluation/ - Kirti Vashee's response: http://kv-emptypages.blogspot.ie/2017/01/the-trouble-with-competitive-mt-output.html - Common Sense Advisory's thoughts: http://www.commonsenseadvisory.com/Default.aspx?Contenttype=ArticleDetAD&tabID=63&Aid=37887&moduleId=390 I'd been thinking about this a bit and wanted to add my two cents. The initiative by Lilt, the post by CSA, and the response from Kirti all serve to shine further light...

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GALA - Amsterdam - March 26 - 29

The annual GALA "Language of Business" conference has become a fixture on our event calendar as we make our way to Amsterdam in March for the 2017 edition. Taking place inside the Hotel Okura from March 26 to 29,  GALA 2017 already promises to be an exciting and productive event with three days of talks, panels, workshops, and networking.   [caption id="attachment_3952" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Hotel Okura Amsterdam[/caption]   Our own John...

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Iconic CEO to share key findings of Neural MT research at GALA 2017 Amsterdam

CEO to share detailed analysis of early NMT output from collaboration with ADAPT Centre at GALA 2017 Findings to provide valuable insight into where NMT might have the most impact for end users Dublin - December 15, 2016 - Iconic Translation Machines (Iconic), a leading Irish machine translation (MT) software and solutions provider, today announces that CEO John Tinsley will be speaking at the GALA...

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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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