Publication details [#10960]

Reed, Robert B. 1986. Computer-assisted dialect adaptation as a ranslation tool for closely related languages. In Kummer, Karl, ed. Building bridges. Medford: Learned Information. pp. 165–169.
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Article in jnl/bk
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This paper describes a computer program that adapts text material between closely related languages, producing rought draft maerial in the second (target language). This approach was called the Computer Assisted Dialect Adaptation (CADA) It was successfully applied to the Tucanoan languages of Colombia and the Quechuan languages of Peru.
Source : Based on abstract in book