Main area of research
Natural language & AI
John Ortega is a Senior Research Engineer in the Clinical Language Understanding group with research interests in the areas of machine learning, machine translation, and computer-assisted coding. Prior to joining Nuance, John was a contract Senior Software Developer and Architect at companies such as WebMD, Clear Channel (IHeart), Creative Virtual, and Buongiorno.. His current areas of research are in Mention Confidence, Machine Translation, and Computer-Assisted Coding. He has a B.S. in Computer Science from Augusta State University, a M.S. in Computer Science from Hofstra University, and is currently studying for a Ph.D. in Computer Science (Machine Translation) from the University of Alicante.
When a computer-assisted translation (CAT) tool does not find an exact match for the source segment to translate in its translation memory (TM), translators must …