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RE: Unicode

From: Olin Lagon <olin@worldpoint.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2000 18:52:40 -1000
To: "Hyunjoo Kim" <kim2@ews.uiuc.edu>, <www-international@w3.org>, <info@unicode.org>
Message-ID: <007001bf6494$8337e8c0$0c00010a@mobile6.worldpoint.com>
Hi Hyunjoo,

It seems like you are working on machine translation? Unicode is just a
character set that provides a unique number for every character, no matter
what the platform, no matter what the program, no matter what the language.
You can get tons of information about Unicode at http://www.unicode.org/.

Here are some specific resources for English to Korean machine translation:

* Chul Su Lim, Hyun Ah Lee, Myung Seok Choi, Byung-Gyu Chang, Kong Joo Lee,
and Gil Chang Kim English-to-Korean Machine Translation System based on
Lexicalized Grammar, Proceedings of the 24th KISS Fall Conference, Ehwa
Univ., pp. 161-164, 1997(in Korean).

* Myung Seok Choi, Kong Joo Lee, and Gil Chang Kim Disambiguation of English
Syntactic Ambiguity using Heuristics in English-to-Korean Machine
Translation, Proceedings of the 24th KISS Fall Conference, Ehwa Univ., pp.
177-180, 1997(in Korean).

* K.S. Lee, Y.H.Cho, Kong Joo Lee, C.S.Lim and G.C.Kim Transfer System Using
Combined Syntactic-Transfer Rule in English-to-Korean Machine Translation
Proceedings of the 23rd KISS Fall Conference, Hankuk Univ. of Foreign
Studies, pp. 599-602, 1996(in Korean).

Hope this helps, Olin

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-international-request@w3.org
> [mailto:www-international-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Hyunjoo Kim
> Sent: Friday, January 21, 2000 6:05 PM
> To: Chris Pratley; olin@worldpoint.com; Guo, Xin;
> www-international@w3.org; info@unicode.org
> Subject: Unicode
> Dear all,
> I am a Ph.D. student at University of Illinois at U-C and am supposed to
> build an application to convert Korean language to English through unicode
> as a research project.
> Since I hardly understand how unicode works, it was difficult for
> me to get
> started.
> Could you please let me know where to find references and examples or
> software to do so?
> Sincerely,
> Hyunjoo Kim
Received on Friday, 21 January 2000 23:49:04 UTC

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