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Hutchins, John W. 1997. From first conception to first demonstration: the nascent years of machine translation, 1947–1954. A chronology. Machine Translation 12 (3) : 195–252.
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The early history of applying electronic computers to the task of translating natural languages is chronicled, from the first suggestions by Warren Weaver in March 1947 to the first demonstration of a working, if limited, program in January 1954.
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