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Meet-Raj-Nath-Patel-Iconic’s-newest-Machine-Translation-Scientist

We were delighted to recently welcome Raj Nath Patel to the team as a Machine Translation Scientist. Raj joins Iconic from India and has expertise in Neural Machine Translation (NMT) and Statistical Machine Translation (SMT). We sat down with Raj to find out more about his background, what he thinks about recent developments in NMT, and what it's like to be living in Ireland! Hi Raj!...

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Neural-machine-translation-leads-discussions-at-TAUS-and-LocWorld-Spain

A busy summer has continued for Iconic as we recently travelled to Spain to attend both the TAUS Industry Leaders Forum and LocWorld. First up was a trip to Girona for the TAUS Industry Leaders Forum which was held across June 12 and 13. The forum was a unique gathering of directors of internationalisation from global corporations and successful technology start-up companies meeting with entrepreneurs from...

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How-Neural-Machine-Translation-can-aid-the-e-discovery-process

Neural Machine Translation (NMT) is a hot topic these days. But what role can it play in identifying, collecting, and producing electronically stored information (ESI) in e-discovery? How exactly can it benefit law firms, e-discovery service providers, and end-clients?  We are already seeing Machine Translation (MT) being used in new ways aside from its “traditional” use in post-editing workflow. More and more frequently this includes cases...

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Iconic-integrates-custom-neural-machine-translation-systems-into-its-proprietary-Ensemble-Architecture

This week we are treating you to an abridged version of an article written by Iconic CEO John Tinsley which features in this month’s edition of Multilingual magazine. As the intrigue surrounding Neural Machine Translation gathers apace, John shares his thoughts on The Neural Frontier...

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Iconic awarded EAMT scholarship

Iconic recently joined forces with the ADAPT Centre, a world-leading research centre based at Dublin City University, Ireland, to present the findings of a joint research project at the 20th Annual Conference of the European Association for Machine Translation (EAMT) in Prague. The conference showcased the latest in academic Machine Translation (MT) research and development and featured presentations examining the best practices from the global...

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Iconic Machine Translation Neural Machine Translation

I know what you're thinking, not another article about Neural MT. Don't worry, this won't take long! There's been a recent shift in the narrative around Neural MT away from "what's it all about?" to "I want to use it now!". This is understandable as companies want to be early adopters of new trends in technology. Without wanting to sound like a broken record, this is mainly...

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Iconic awarded EAMT scholarship

Neural MT shows most promise for improving fluency of complex languages. Joint research results find neural MT has not reached the quality of SMT and hybrid approaches for certain languages and content types. Iconic to focus efforts on breakthrough customisation technologies for neural MT. Dublin - May 23, 2017– Iconic Translation Machines (Iconic), a leading Machine Translation (MT) software and solutions provider, today announces its...

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Neural-machine-translation-high-on-the-agenda-at-SlatorCon-London

Iconic headed to the first ever SlatorCon London last week which took place at the Ace Hotel in the British capital on May 9. The event was hosted by online platform Slator, best known for providing expert insights into the translation and technology markets. and was attended by over 60 senior executives from the language services industry. SlatorCon London explored some of the key drivers of...

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ChemZent

World’s oldest chemistry abstracts journal made available in English for the first time. Machine translation technology, incorporating statistical and neural approaches, customised for historical chemical patent information. Over 3 million abstracts and 1 billion words extracted and translated from German. Dublin – May 16, 2017- Iconic Translation Machines (Iconic), a leading Machine Translation (MT) software and solutions provider is pleased to announce its involvement in...

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