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TAUSAnnualConference-Vancouver-Oct10-11

A conference which Iconic always looks forward to attending in the autumn is the TAUS Annual Conference which will be held at the Fairmont Hotel in Vancouver, Canada, October 10th - 11th. Iconic is an active member of TAUS, and our CEO, John Tinsley, will be speaking again at this worthwhile event. The TAUS Annual Conference is where industry insiders and newcomers come together to...

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EPO-Patent-Information-Conference-2018-Brussels-Nov-12-14

The European Patent Office (EPO) Patent Information Conference will take place in Brussels from November 12th - 14th and Iconic looks forward to once again attending this, one of the leading patent information events in Europe.  The EPO supports innovation, competitiveness and economic growth across Europe. They have been hosting this event annually since 1991, bringing together the key players in European patent information, such...

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Highlights-from-Translating-Europe-Forum-Neural-MT-and-the-changing-Machine-Translation-Landscape

Iconic’s CEO, John Tinsley, recently took part in a distinguished panel discussion as part of the Translating Europe Forum in Brussels. The Translating Europe Forum, hosted by the European Commission, provides two full days of useful and relevant information for those involved in the translation arena. The event took place November 8-9, with more than 500 participants and (last year) attracted more than 5,000 viewers...

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conic’s-Global-Head-of-Sales-Marketing-Diane-O’Reilly-speaks-at-‘Women-in-Localization’-event

Iconic's Global Head of Sales & Marketing, Diane O'Reilly, was invited to speak to the Women in Localization Ireland (WLIE) chapter on Perspectives on Machine Translation (MT). Women in Localization (WIL), is a global community for the advancement of women and the Localization Industry. This local networking event was hosted along the fashionable Sir John Rogerson's Quay, at the Dublin offices of the US Cybersecurity company, Tenable. Reflecting...

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Issue-20-Dynamic-Vocabulary-in-Neural-MT

Author: Dr. Raj Patel, Machine Translation Scientist @ Iconic

As has been covered a number of times in this series, Neural MT requires good data for training, and acquiring such data for new languages can be costly and not always feasible. One approach in Neural MT literature for improving translation quality for low-resource language is transfer-learning. A common practice is to reuse the model...

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Iconic’s-Global-Head-of-Sales-Marketing-Diane-O’Reilly-speaks-at-‘Women-in-Localization’-event

Iconic's Global Head of Sales & Marketing, Diane O'Reilly, was invited to speak to the Women in Localization Ireland (WLIE) chapter on Perspectives on Machine Translation (MT). Women in Localization (WIL), is a global community for the advancement of women and the Localization Industry. This local networking event was hosted along the fashionable Sir John Rogerson's Quay, at the Dublin offices of the US Cybersecurity company, Tenable. Reflecting...

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Issue-19-Adaptive-Neural-MT

Author: Dr. Patrik Lambert, Machine Translation Scientist @ Iconic

Neural Machine Translation is known to be particularly poor at translating out-of-domain data. That is, an engine trained on generic data will be much worse at translating medical documents than an engine trained on medical data. It is much more sensitive to such differences than, say, Statistical MT. This problem is partially solved by domain...

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LaToucheTrainingeDiscoveryConference–Dublin–Nov30

An upcoming event that Iconic is looking forward to attending in our "home town" of Dublin, is the La Touche Training eDiscovery Conference. This event is the largest annual gathering of e-Discovery practitioners and service providers in Ireland. The one day conference takes place at the Royal Dublin Society (RDS), in Dublin, on Friday, 30th November 2018. Participants include members of the Judiciary, In House...

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Issue-18-Simultaneous-Translation-using-Neural-MT

Author: Dr. Rohit Gupta, Sr. Machine Translation Scientist @ Iconic

The term “simultaneous translation” or “simultaneous interpretation” refers to the case where a translator begins translating just a few seconds after a speaker begins speaking, and finishes just a few seconds after the speaker ends.  There has been a lot of PR and noise about some recent proclamations which were covered well in a recent article...

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Meet-Maurizio-Pittau-Iconic’s-new-Marketing-Manager

Iconic has been going from strength to strength, with its proprietary neural machine translation technology leading the way. As a result of business growth from products targeted at the global  e-discovery and enterprise markets, the team is again expanding with a new member in the Marketing Team at our Dublin Headquarters. Meet Iconic's new Marketing Manager, Maurizio Pittau. Maurizio comes from Italy, but has called Ireland “home” for the...

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