Believe it or not, the theoretical foundations for machine translation (MT) were laid as early as the ninth century, by the Arab cryptographer Al-Kindi. The four pillars he based his system for translation on – frequency, probability, statistical and cryptanalysis – remain at the heart of machine translation to this day. Eight centuries late... Machine translation: from Al-Kindi to the Cold War
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