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Working freelance on language technology and translation, especially machine translation or translation with help of a computer, followed up by manual corrections and improvement of syntax and language.
Emphasis on high-quality translation of technical/informative
and a customized method with help of a computer for each
task. Most experience of translation in the fields of computing/IT and
e.g. business software.
Tasks in language technology:
Language technology is about using computers to process human
language. Tasks can be of many different kinds. A few examples can be
seen on the webpage
about education and previous occupation. All
rates are according to
On the webserver Tungutorg, operated by Stefán (at least until 29 March 2009), there is access, free of charge, to raw machine translations of texts of limited size. The translations in question are listed in the following table. Longer texts can be translated for payment according to agreement.
Raw machine translation:
|source language --> target language rate according to agreement|
|Esperanto --> Icelandic based on 44 000 word roots in Esperanto|
|Icelandic --> Danish based on 24 000 Icelandic words|
|English --> Icelandic based on 69 000 English words Status and translation samples|
|Icelandic --> English based on 93 000 Icelandic words Status and translation samples|
|source language||-->||target language||rate according to agreement|
Editing and layout according to agreement. Great experience in using LaTeX for text processing.
On tasks for clients in Iceland there is an addition of 24.5% VAT.
The source text must be delivered in machine-readable form. A discount from the rates is negotiable, e.g. for tasks of large size or other tasks where methods, that make use of a computer, reduce the working time considerably.
The completeded translation can be delivered in machine-readable
e-mail, on a 3.5" floppy disk or a CD-ROM, or printed on A4 sheets with
Laser printer 1200x1200
Last changed 29 June 2008