Evaluation of English-Russian machine translation

An article about machine translation was translated into Russian by Google Translate (http://translate.google.com). In February 2011, professional translators evaluated the translation for fluency and for accuracy.

The results for fluency are in Figure 1. The results for accuracy are in Figure 2. Full details of the evaluation are in mt-evaluation-en-ru.xls.

The fluency of machine translation from international English to Russian is satisfactory

Figure 1. The fluency of Russian machine translation of international English

The accuracy of machine translation from international English to Russian is satisfactory

Figure 2. The accuracy of Russian machine translation of international English

The following translators evaluated the machine translations: