Matxin is one of the two open-source machine translation engines being developed inside the OpenTrad project. It is designed to translate between different kind of languages (see Documentation below). The OpenTrad consortium is led by Eleka Ingeniaritza Linguistikoa.
Linguistic information for the translation from Spanish and Basque (es-eu) is included.
The project ("Open Source Machine Translation for the Romance languages of Spain") is funded by the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Commerce of Spain trough PROFIT grant number FIT340101-2004-3 and FIT340001-2005-2.
The Matxin architecture is being developed by the Ixa research group at the University of the Basque Country. Linguistic data for translating from Spanish into Basque using Matxin are being developed by Ixa and Elhuyar R&D.
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Wide char and Unicode support (partial, since Freeling works with latin1).
· Improved support for en-eu and es-eu.
· Fixes in the build system.
· Random bug fixes.
· Please bear in mind that now you'll need SVN versions of both Freeling and Lttoolbox.