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Posted 21 September 2012 - 01:38 PM
Posted 21 September 2012 - 01:54 PM
"Transcompiler"? We have a word for that already: It's "compiler".
We have this concept in computer science of a transcompiler. It's simple, you take something that is written in one language and you transcribe it into a brand new language.
Edited by alvaro, 21 September 2012 - 01:56 PM.
Posted 21 September 2012 - 02:00 PM
Edited by HamiltonLagrange, 21 September 2012 - 02:08 PM.
Posted 21 September 2012 - 02:04 PM
Posted 21 September 2012 - 02:08 PM
Posted 21 September 2012 - 02:26 PM
Yet another link to Wikipedia: The field is called Machine Translation.
I think natural language parsing is hard. Very hard. Consider for example, the sentence "Mary can stick the stamp on herself." Good for Mary that she doesn;t need help, but will she not end up all sticky? Or, for another example, consider "Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana."
Or, maybe we could just outsource the law to countries where lawyers are paid starvation wages in sweatshops. Our laws would be crap but we could get it cheap and we could wear our sweats to court.
Edited by HamiltonLagrange, 21 September 2012 - 02:42 PM.
Posted 21 September 2012 - 03:01 PM