A Comparative Study of CAT Systems and its Educational Implications

DOI: https://doi.org/10.32629/rerr.v1i1.49

Hao Zhang, Yi Chen

Abstract

This paper puts forward the concept of CAT in its relatively broad sense and conducts a comparative study of the two major types of CAT systems presently available through their roles as assistants. Besides, it attaches great importance to its educational implication, esp. integrating CAT method into our traditional translation practice mode and holds that learners in the information age shall be skilled at CAT so as to meet new challenges.

Keywords

CAT (Computer Aided Translation); Machine Translation (MT); Translation Memory (TM); Human Translation (HT)

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