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Facebook researchers use maths for better translations

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By Laurent BARTHELEMY

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Here’s something that needs translating, what’s “maths?”

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OriginalOne, maths is a short form of mathematics in standard English. You can use a dictionary to check very easily. I believe it is different in North American dialects.

I wonder if Facebook will learn that the Japanese 万 means 10,000 not 1,000,000, a frequent mistranslation on Facebook.

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I yearn for better translations thru Google. Presently many languages translated into English come out totally incomprehensible.

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