How computers translate human language - Ioannis Papachimonas

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.

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