Dr. FENG Zhiwei is a senior research fellow and professor of computational linguistics, Institute of Applied Linguistics, the Ministry of Education (PRC). Now he is council member of Association of Artificial Intelligence of China, member of Standardization Committee of State Language Commission, assessment member of China National Natural Science Foundation, assessment member of National Social Science Fund, consultant of Hong Kong Terminology Association, member of Consultant Committee of International Language Resources and Evaluation Congress (LREC), editorial board member of International Journal of Corpus Linguistics (IJCL, Amsterdam) , International Journal of Chinese and Computing (IJCC, Singapore), Chinese Language (Zhongguo Yuwei, Beijing), Chinese Science and Technology Terms Journal (Beijing), Research in Corpus and Discourse (Continuum Press, UK),. He has published 40 monograph books and more than 400 scientific papers.
Machine Translation and Artificial Intelligence
The paper describes the parallel development of machine translation and artificial intelligence, explains the close relationship between machine translation and artificial intelligence, analyzes principles and approaches of rule-based machine translation, statistical machine translation and neural machine translation. The paper points out that both machine translation and artificial intelligence are not ripe enough in present, they situate still in the early stage of development.
Key words: machine translation, artificial intelligence, rule-based machine translation, statistical machine translation, neural machine translation, deep learning