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The Elusive Goal of Machine Translation

Statistical methods hold the promise of moving computerized translation out of the doldrums
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The preceding gibberish was brought to you by a Chinese-to-English translation carried out by Altavista's Babelfish, the popular Internet-based translator. In coherent English, from a bilingual page on the Web site of Taiwan's China Post, it reads:

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