Symbiosis of Technology and Translation: A Survey Study of its Future Implications


Marryam Shakeel
Dr.Aftab Akram


This study investigates the symbiosis and impact of technology and translation as a translational strategy and the predictions of future outcomes for the effect of machine translation as an updated tool of world. It is a quantitative study as used survey method and identified the various perspectives related to the translation as a technology or as a professional translator reviews. A questionnaire has been administered which has 12 questions based on 4 categories and data is collected from two universities. This data collection is taken through the convenience sampling and based on teachers, students and language professionals. 45 participants responded and data is statistically measured and analysed by SPSS tool. The result showed that CAT is used by all in translation while quality and accuracy is unachievable without human mind and also training or updating of skills for translators should be encouraged. The future of CAT is intelligible to conquer the world but still human translators requirement is acknowledgeable and higher CAT tools will lead the increasing demand of translators.



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