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Is a universal translator possible in real life? We already have many programs that claim to be able to take a word, sentence, or entire book in one language and translate it into almost any other. The reality, however, is a bit more complicated. Ioannis Papachimonas shows how these machine translators work, and explains why they often get a bit mixed up.
Lesson by Ioannis Papachimonas, animation by NOWAY Video Club.
Tagged under: TED,TED-Ed,TED Education,TEDx,Peyton Skyler,Celeste Lai,Linguistics,Language,Translation,Star Trek,Tamarian,Klingon,Science fiction,Comic ,Syntax,Vocabulary,Morphology,Semantics,The Bable Fish,The Hitchhiker' Guide To The Galaxy (Adapted Work),NOWAY Video Club,John Papacheimonas
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