A type of bridge that interconnects two different types of LAN protocols, such as Ethernet and Token Ring. Translating bridges are generally very complicated devices. However, source routing transparent (SRT) bridging integrates both bridging methods of Ethernet and Token Ring to solve the problem. See SRT.
Michael Emmerich is one of very few American scholars of Japanese literature whose research and translating bridges the modern and premodern divide, covering the classical, early modern, modern, and contemporary periods.