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Japanese translation evaluation and comparison
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  • Posted: Sun, Nov 18, 2012
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We are evaluating several translation vendors and need help evaluating side-by-side translations.

Job description:
This project does not require actual translation work. We are hoping to get some existing translations compared so we can determine the best translation vendor.

The source content is the following 5 minute video video (in English) and corresponding English captions track (attached as a .SRT file):   [obscured]  /10684/87473/4cf64a451baa20b92273bab66d4d7bcc.mp4

We have three separate translations of a Japanese subtitle file (all attached to the job). Each one should be graded using the criteria provided in the attached evaluation document. The final deliverable for this job is to complete the evaluation document.

If there are major reasons for why one is better than the others, we would like to know. Please also let us know if something was translated especially well or especially poorly. We do not care about the timecode accuracy, we only care about the text its...

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