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This will be your guide to language technology, a discipline that has become unavoidable in today’s globalised multilingual world. The author explains how computers deal with various languages and will give you the knowledge required to use language technology responsibly.
Areas dealt with include: text input and formatting in various languages; spelling and grammar checkers; online dictionaries and other language reference works; machine translation; multilingual websites and software localisation.
This book is a computer manual and a multicultural awareness builder. Intended for general readers, this book is required reading for everybody who uses more than one language on their computers.
The author has launched a website for the book with bonus material, information about the text and useful links: http://www.lexiconista.com/arit/en/.