Machine Translation and the LDS Church

by | Mar. 03, 2014

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"For it shall come to pass in that day, that every man shall hear the fulness of the gospel in his own tongue, and in his own language..." - Doctrine and Covenants Section 90, Verse 11

It may come as no surprise that +The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints maintains an impressive translation program in an effort to facilitate the fulfillment of this prophecy. The average church member may or may not know that the Church's distinguishing scripture, The Book of Mormon, has been translated into 107 languages (and counting). They may or may not be aware that the Church produced 100 million words of translated content in 2013. And they may or may not be aware that the Church actively publishes in over 100 languages. Here's a look at one technology the Church leverages to assist in this monumental task.

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