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SAP Terminology

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According to the Oxford Dictionary, a terminology is "The body of terms used with a particular technical application in a subject of study, profession, etc."
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Machine Translation tools within the SAP system

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A translator's perspective. AI and Machine Learning are gaining relevance in the daily life of translators, and SAP linguists have always been at the forefront of this development. The idea of machine translation, which is a form of AI and, in its neuronal version, leverages machine learning, is not a new endeavour within SAP, a company that embraced it from the early days. But how has it evolved and what is its current purpose? Machine Translation (MT) has been saluted as a solution for the translation of increasing volumes of data which are not communication-critical and in circumstances where the source language is heavily standardised, leaving little space for interpretation, synonymity, and ambiguity.
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TPMO: what it is and why it is useful

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Looking for a SMART tool for your translation project? The Translation Performance Monitor is a very useful SAP R/3 transaction for almost all system translation projects. It details precisely how many strings were translated within a system translation project while matching the value against pre-existing content. It offers a fair and just pricing model based on the real translation effort and not the estimated overall volume in the SLLS transaction (statistics). True, some older ERP releases do not offer this transaction, but the TPMO is usually available, and if it is, it is highly advisable to use it. It is generally available from the NetWeaver release 7.0 upwards.
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