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source language

[′sȯrs ‚laŋ·gwij]
(computer science)
The language in which a program (or other text) is originally expressed.

source language

source language

The language used in a source program. Contrast with target language and machine language. See source code.
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In MTL framework, the amount of source language is not limited by the low-resource language pairs, and the proposed model is able to learn better representation for the source language.
The first poem "Declaration" cites and arranges excerpted source language in order to reproduce the tone and overarching message of both the individual pieces and the excerpts as a group.
In most definitions of the term translation, the word 'equivalent' is used to describe those words, concepts or meanings which are deemed by the translator as equal (=) to the components of the source language.
Other than using standard SEO, Val Swisher, CEO and founder of Content Rules--a Los Gatos, Calif.-based firm--notes other options for making content more discoverable include source language SEO.
Machine Translation applications translate source language text (SL) into target language text (TL) [1] [2].
MT is primarily about translating from the source language to the target language.
Those situations encountered and solved during a special legal or scientific text translation, where the names of social or political practices are designed in a particular way within the source language, and must be equated with as suggestive and specific names in the target language, are ranked as the translator's component entities skills.
The following types of data are needed for all modules of the system: the monolingual source dictionary with morphological information for source language parsing, monolingual target dictionary with morphological information for target language generation, bilingual translation dictionary, finite-state rules for shallow transfer and local agreement, statistical target language model, modeled source language tags.
In this scenario a user fluent in his or her own native language (we will call it the source language from now on) is attempting to communicate with another user fluent in a target language.
Revolution Analytics is the leading provider of an enterprise class analytics platform built on the open source language R.
It uses Java as the implementation language and the source language, and the example compiler and exercises target the Java Virtual Machine.