Search for dissertations about: "translation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 750 swedish dissertations containing the word translation.

  1. 1. Translation as Linear Transduction : Models and Algorithms for Efficient Learning in Statistical Machine Translation

    Author : Markus Saers; Joakim Nivre; Anna Sågvall Hein; Dekai Wu; Kevin Knight; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; linear transduction; linear transduction grammar; inversion transduction; zipper finite-state automaton; zipper finite-state transducer; formal language theory; formal transduction theory; translation; automatic translation; machine translation; statistical machine translation; Computational linguistics; Datorlingvistik; Language technology; Språkteknologi; Computational Linguistics; Datorlingvistik;

    Abstract : Automatic translation has seen tremendous progress in recent years, mainly thanks to statistical methods applied to large parallel corpora. Transductions represent a principled approach to modeling translation, but existing transduction classes are either not expressive enough to capture structural regularities between natural languages or too complex to support efficient statistical induction on a large scale. READ MORE

  2. 2. A translation of worlds : Aspects of cultural translation and Australian migration literature

    Author : Anette Svensson; Heidi Hansson; Tina O'Toole; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; cultural translation; Australian migration literature; hybridity; acculturation; liminality; immigrant child; translation; migration; interpretation; storytelling; food; diaspora; gaze; cultural encounters; English language; Engelska språket; engelska; English; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study explores the exchange of cultural information that takes place in the meeting between immigrant and non-immigrant characters in a selection of Australian novels focusing on the theme of migration: Heartland (1989) by Angelika Fremd, A Change of Skies (1991) by Yasmine Gooneratne, Stella’s Place (1998) by Jim Sakkas, Hiam (1998) by Eva Sallis and Love and Vertigo (2000) by Hsu-Ming Teo. The concept cultural translation functions as a theoretical tool in the analyses. READ MORE

  3. 3. Amnesty in Translation : Ideas, Interests and Organizational Change

    Author : Klara Tomson; Bengt Jacobsson; Miriam Salzer-Mörling; Kjell-Arne Røvik; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; organizational change; translation; institutional entrepreneurs; identity; assimilation; colonization; creolization; loose coupling; Amnesty International; human rights; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Swedish Amnesty was founded in 1964 for the purpose of working for the release of prisoners of conscience. Forty years later the organization has expanded its realm of activity to include ideas such as women’s rights, homosexuals’ rights and corporate responsibility for human rights. READ MORE

  4. 4. Shakespeare's sonnets in Russian : the challenge of translation

    Author : Elena Rassokhina; Per Ambrosiani; Berit Åström; Andrei Rogatchevski; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Shakespeare; translation; sonnets; Russian; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : Shakespeare’s 154 sonnets have become the interest of several generations of Russian translators. Overall, after their first appearance in the middle of the nineteenth century, at least thirty-five Russian translations of the complete sonnet collection have been produced so far, though mostly during the last three decades. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring organizational translation : A case study of changes toward Lean Production

    Author : Jostein Langstrand; Mattias Elg; Bo Bergman; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Organizational change; Lean Production; Organizational translation; Organisatorisk förändring; lean; organisatorisk översättning;

    Abstract : Lean Production has received massive attention during recent years, and many organizations attempt to introduce it with an ambition to reach the radical improvement effects that are promised in the popular management literature. However, introducing a management concept can be a very challenging task, and research has shown that the majority of such initiatives fail. READ MORE