Machine learning & the law

bigdatalearningAs many translators question the future in view of the rise of machine learning, and in the legal domain in particular due to concerns about quality, confidentiality, and reliability of translations, I noted with interest a presentation about legal analytics, and how big data and machine learning is being applied to the tasks that lawyers undertake.

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Research journal issue on crime fiction (open access)

crimefictionThe latest issue of The Journal of Specialised Translation is now available, including articles on crime fiction in translation, video interviews with crime fiction writers and translators, and reviews.

The journal is well-regarded and aims to create a forum for translators and researchers in specialised translation, to disseminate information, exchange ideas and to provide a dedicated publication outlet. Its issues are open access.

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