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Awarded Localisation Theses

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The following is a list of some of the localisation research theses awarded by the Localisation Research Centre (LRC).  Hard copies of additional theses that were submitted are available to researchers who contact us.

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Adaptive Retrieval, Composition & Presentation of Closed-Corpus and Open-Corpus Information
Ben Steichen

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The Integration of Machine Translation and Translation Memory
Yifan He

(Download - 1153Kb - .PDF File)



Resourcing Machine Translation with Parallel Treebanks
John Tinsley)

(Download - 1511Kb - .PDF File)



Lexical Syntax for Statistical Machine Translation
Hany Hassan)

(Download - 1039Kb - .PDF File)



Readability and Controlled Language: 
Does the study of readability have merit in the field of controlled language, 
and is readability increased by applying controlled-language rules to texts?

Patrick Cadwell)

(Download - 1039Kb - .PDF File)

2008 Runner Up

Data-Driven Machine Translation for Sign Languages (by

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The Role of Online MT in Webpage Translation
Federico Gaspari)

(Download - 8180Kb - .PDF File)



Interactive Translation vs Pre-translation in the Context of Translation Memory Systems: 
Investigating the effects of translation method on productivity, quality and translator satisfaction

(by Julian Wallis)

(Download - 946Kb - .PDF File)



Adopting Standards Based XML file formats in Open Source Localisation
(by Asgeir Frimannsson)

(Download - 2200Kb - .PDF File)


Expanding the Scope of Localization: A Cultural Usability Perspective on Mobile Text Messaging Use in American and Chinese Contexts
(by Huatong Sun)

(Download - 2084Kb - .PDF File)


Metrics for Evaluating Translation Memory Software (MA)
(by Francie Gow)

(Download - 852Kb - .Doc File)


The Localisation Outsourcing Decision (MBA)
(by John Papaioannou)

(Download - 568Kb - .zip File)


Web Site Localisation and Internationalisation: 
a Case Study
(by Noelia Corte Fernández)

(Download - 680Kb .zip file)


A Paradigm for Creating Multilingual Interfaces (PhD)
(by Patrick O'Sullivan)

(Download - Needs Lotus Word Pro,256Mb .zip file)


An examination of the Impact of Subjective
Cultural Issues on the Usability of a Localised Web Site (MA)
(by Yvonne Cleary)

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