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Xtalks Webinars

July 12, 2016 07:00 ET

Linguistic Validation - When Google Translate Just Isn't Enough, New Webinar Hosted by Xtalks

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - July 12, 2016) - During the webinar, the presenters will explain and provide examples to illustrate the importance of cultural adaptation and the steps in the linguistic validation process. The points will be made from a linguistic as well as a regulatory perspective paying particular attention to recent developments in the COA field.

Join Adelina Lear, Strategic Account Executive at ICON Language Services, and Diane Wild, Senior Scientific Consultant at ICON, for a live broadcast on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 11am EDT (4pm BST/UK).

Over the past few years machine translation, particularly Google Translate, has come into its own and its use has been increasing rapidly. In 2012, Google announced that more than 200 million people were actively using the service each month. Given that using Google Translate can often provide a reliable translation, translation agencies are often asked why it cannot be used in clinical research and with Clinical Outcomes Assessments (COA) as opposed to going through an expensive and time-consuming linguistic validation and cultural adaptation process.

Key Insights:

  • Discover what linguistic validation is and why it is important
  • Review ISPOR guidance
  • Discover what cultural adaptation is and why it is important
  • Focus on methodological challenges presented when there is no human involvement in a translation
  • Discuss challenges

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