Ethics and machine translation: The end user perspective

Ana Guerberof-Arenas*, Joss Moorkens

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This chapter analyses existing research on the ethical implications of using MT in translation and communication, and it describes results from usability experiments that focus on the inclusion of raw and post-edited MT in multilingual products and creative texts with an emphasis on users’ feedback. It also offers suggestions on how MT content should be presented to users, readers, and consumers in general. It finally considers the ethical responsibility of all stakeholders in this new digital reality. If the ethical dimension is an ecosystem, users also have the responsibility to support products that protect language, translators, and future generations.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTowards Responsible Machine Translation
Subtitle of host publicationEthical and Legal Considerations in Machine Translation
EditorsHelena Moniz, Carla Parra Escartín
Number of pages21
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-031-14689-3
ISBN (Print)978-3-031-14688-6, 978-3-031-14691-6
Publication statusPublished - 2023

Publication series

NameMachine Translation: Technologies and Applications
ISSN (Print)2522-8021
ISSN (Electronic)2522-803X

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