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User digest/Presentation on Translation

From Wikimania 2016 • Esino Lario, Italy

User Digest Title: Presentation of Translation Techniques on Wikipedia

Date: Saturday

Time: 11am

Venue:Gym Palace (map)

Presenters: May Hachem and Farah Mustaklem

Biography of Presenters:

May Hachem is a Wikipedia Education Program leader on three university campuses in Egypt. She has started the WikiWomen Project in the Arab world and co-created WikiWomen Prize.
Farah Mustaklem is a longtime volunteer on both the English and Arabic Wikipedias. He is one of the founders of the Wikimedians of the Levant User Group, and the coordinator of the Wikipedia Education Program in Palestine.

Overview of topic:

  1. This presentation highlights the latest wiki translation tools that can be used to edit more articels.
  2. How effective is the process of translation on Wiki
  3. New Translation tools
  4. Literal and Google translation problems
  5. Terminology translation problems

Supporting material: TBA