We at Google.org (the philantrhopic arm of Google) are working with our Google colleagues to try and improve our machine translation abilities in a variety of African languages (where we're currently under-represented). To start, we're hoping to improve our ability to translate English text to Swahili and visa-versa. We currently support a host of European languages and Asian language, link available here.
Our corpus of identical text in English and Swahili is pretty limited. We typic...read more