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01.07.2003

PROMT announced new translation quality evaluation tool

St. Petersburg, July 01, 2003 - PROMT, the leading provider of machine translation technologies, announced today the release of new translation quality evaluation tool named CORVET. Multifunctional capabilities of the new product is provided with the saved up experience of PROMT company in the field of machine translation technologies. Corvet performs comparison of machine translation results with the translated text treated with manual editing (what is called "ideal translation", e.g., in TRADOS Translation Memory format). Active working with system PROMT (for example, filling up the dictionary in an interactive mode) makes possible to see, how at skilful adjustment of PROMT system translation quality can be quickly enough approached to an ideal.

The program also allows to compare quality of variants of the translation made by different people - translators, or different translation systems. Comparison of Translation Memory segments before and after it has been corrected by human translators can cause special interest working with concrete documents which allows to estimate volume of editing work with a TM database.

Corvet software is focused to various users of automated translation systems (as machine translation (MT) as Translation Memory (TM) TRADOS systems). The software will be of interest to as managers working with TM and MT systems, and human translators using automated translation. Besides, the Corvet software can render the invaluable help for users who is anxious of searching corporate solutions to automate translation process (MT systems, TM systems, or the complex solutions based on these systems). The solution selected with help of Corvet will be a guarantee of effective achievement of objects in view in each concrete case.

"Corvet - new software tool of PROMT company. Actively working with our professional users, we have realized necessity to create a tool which would help those who already works with automated translation tools (PROMT and TRADOS), objectively to estimate efficiency of applying this software to reduce volume of routine work, and also expected and real increase of productivity of all participants of translation process. For those who only makes a decision what solution to apply, Corvet will surely become fine and objective "adviser", - Svetlana Svetova said, the director on linguistic technologies of PROMT.


About PROMT

PROMT, founded in 1991, is a world leader in the natural language processing technologies.
PROMT offers translation solutions for the Internet, corporate Intranets, PCs, handheld devices and WAP under trade mark @promt™ .
@promt integrates with Translation Memory (TM) solutions (TRADOS) and proprietary terminology extraction system.
@promt enables XML and XBRL documents translation with powerful engine for customization of the translation rules.
PROMT offers the first translation solution for Microsoft .NET platform.

Free online test of PROMT XT is available at www.Online-Translator.com.

PROMT
Alexander Andreev
Marketing Manager
Tel. +7 (812) 327-4425
E-mail: Alexander.Andreev@promt.ru


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