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Machine translation has been a buzzword in the industry in recent years. eBay is developing its own world-class machine translation solution for the translation of user generated content. This talk will be focusing on the support eBay’s localization team provides for the testing and training of the machine translation engine, including the process, the quality evaluation, and other factors that contribute to the success of the initiative.
Jen Wang is a localization project manager at eBay Inc., where she has supported the localization of multiple mobile applications, the machine translation initiative to expand cross-border trade, and most recently the company's geographic expansion into new markets. She was previously a localization project manager at Translations.com and Lingo Systems, a translation intern at UN headquarters, and a programmer at a software company in Taiwan. She holds an MA from the Monterey Institute of International Studies.
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