PowerPoint presentations

by John Hutchins

in reverse chronological order

{all PPT presentations have been converted into PDF format}

Current and potential applications of machine translation. Presentation on 29 November 2012 at Translating and the Computer, London.

Milestones in the history of machine translation. Presentation on 15 November 2012 at Science Museum, London

Historical survey of machine translation in Eastern and Central Europe. Presentation at the conference on Crosslingual Language Technology in service of an integrated Europe, May 2012, Hamburg, Germany.

Machine translation systems and applications: past and present. Presentation on 11 May 2011 at Imperial College, London.

Multiple uses of machine translation and computerized translation tools.Presentation at the conference “ISMTCL: International Symposium on Data Mining and Sense Mining, Machine Translation and Controlled Languages, and their application to emergencies and safety critical domains”, July 1-3, 2009, University of Franche-Comté, Besançon, France.

Uses and applications of machine translation. Presentation at University of Westminster, 20 February 2009.

Outline of the evolution of machine translation. Presentation on panel held at Aslib conference “Translating and the Computer 30”, 27 November 2008.

Milestones in the history of machine translation. Presentation at the conference “Current issues in theoretical and applied linguistics”, 11 December 2007, Chelyabinsk, Russia. 29 slides. [PDF, 115KB]

Machine translation: problems and issues. Presentation on 13 December 2007, Chelyabinsk, Russia. 18 slides. [PDF, 116KB]

Online and free! Ten years of online machine translation: origins, development, current use and future prospects. Presentation (with Federico Gaspari) on 12 September 2007 at MT Summit XI, Copenhagen, Denmark. 16 slides. [PDF, 147KB] {Full paper}

Future prospects in machine translation usage and research. Presentation in February 2006 at the University of Leeds, UK. 34 slides. [PDF, 148KB]

Current developments in machine translation: an overview of progress and future prospects. Presentation in January 2006 at the University of Hamburg, Germany. 69 slides. [PDF, 214KB]

Towards a definition of example-based machine translation. Presentation on 16 September 2005 at MT Summit X, Phuket, Thailand. 19 slides. [PDF, 102KB] {Full paper}

Machine translation and computer-based translation aids. Presentation in January 2005 at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. 65 slides. [PDF, 253KB]

The Georgetown-IBM experiment demonstrated in January 1954. Presentation on 30 September 2004 at AMTA-2004, Washington DC. 36 slides. [PDF, 2768KB] {Full paper}

Machine translation and computer-based translation aids. Presentation in November 2003 at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. 73 slides. [PDF, 268KB]

Machine translation: past imperfect, future indefinite. Presentation in November 2003 at the University of Leeds. 35 slides. [PDF, 160KB]

Has machine translation improved? Some historical comparisons. Presentation in September 2003 at the MT Summit IX, New Orleans, USA. 27 slides. [PDF, 123KB] {Full paper}

Machine translation: current research problems and issues, and future prospects. Presentation in March 2003 at the University of Valladolid, Spain. 47 slides. [PDF, 190KB]

Machine translation and computer-based translation tools: commercial systems and how they are used. Presentation in March 2003 at the University of Valladolid, Spain. 60 slides. [PDF, 193KB]

Machine translation: past imperfect, future indefinite. Presentation in March 2003 at Imperial College, London. 49 slides. [PDF, 190KB]

Machine translation and computer-based translation aids. Presentation in January 2003 at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. 102 slides. [PDF, 321KB]

Machine translation and translation aids: systems, problems, uses, prospects. Series of presentations in December 2002 at University of Bologna SSLMIT Forlì, Italy. 121 slides. [PDF, 330KB]

Machine translation and computer-based translation aids: systems and usage. Presentation in December 2002 at Free University “S.Pio V”, Rome, Italy. 76 slides. [PDF, 227KB]

Machine translation in the real world. Presentation on 18 July 2002 at University of Barcelona, Spain. 95 slides. [PDF, 226KB]

Machine translation history and current state. Presentation in February 2002 at Imperial College, London. 43 slides. [PDF, 210KB]

Evolution of machine translation: systems and use. Presentation on 21 September 2001 at MT Summit VIII panel “Where do we stand? MT development, research, and deployment in the US, Europe, and Asia”, Santiago de Compostela, Spain. 9 slides. [PPT, 76KB]

Some early MT predictions, proposals and desires. Presentation in October 2000 at AMTA conference, Cuernavaca, Mexico. 26 slides. [PDF, 105KB]

The IAMT certification initiative and system categorization. Presentation in May 2000 at the EAMT conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia. 40 slides. [PDF, 112KB] {Full paper}

The development and use of machine translation systems and computer-based translation tools. Intended for presentation in June 1999 at “International Symposium on Machine Translation and Computer Language Information Processing”, Beijing, China. 16 slides. [PDF, 114KB] {Full paper}

Twenty years of Translating and the Computer. Presentation in November 1998 at “Translating and the Computer 20” conference, London. 16 slides. [PDF, 92KB]

The development and use of machine translation systems and computer-based translation tools in Europe, Asia, and North America. Presentation in May 1998 at “Seminar on Establishment of an Arab Organization for Translation”, Beirut, Lebanon. 6 slides. [PDF, 90KB]

Translation technology and the translator. Presentation in May 1997 at Institute of Translation & Interpreting International Conference, Harrogate, UK. 5 slides. [PDF, 11KB] {Full paper}

First steps in mechanical translation. Presentation in October 1997 at MT Summit VI, San Diego, California. 31 slides [PDF, 191KB] {full paper}

Current state of MT in Europe. Presentation in October 1996 at AMTA conference, Montréal. 13 slides. [PDF, 84KB] {Full paper}

 

A new era in machine translation research. Presentation in November 1994 at “Translating and Computer 16” conference, London. 5 slides. [PDF, 50KB]

 

Research methods and system designs in machine translation: a ten-year review, 1984-1994. Presentation at International conference “Machine Translation Ten Years On”, Cranfield University, UK. 7 slides. [PDF, 57KB] {Full paper}

 

Latest developments in machine translation technology. Presentation in July 1993 at the MT Summit IV conference, Kobe, Japan. 31 slides. [PDF, 508KB] {Full paper}