Marlin Arms Corporation is based in Tokyo, Japan, and was founded in January 1993. We specialize in natural language processing both by human and by software.
You can contact us from contact page (<- click the link).
Machine Translation Software
We have been developing machine translation software since the foundation of our company. In corporation with software companies in Japan, South Korean and China, and we have developed translation system of the following language pairs: English to Japanese, Japanese to English, English to Korean, Korea to English, and English to Chinese.
In 2002 and 2003, two members of our company were selected as candidates of most prominent software engineers by Information-technology Promotion Agency (a Japanese government sponsored institution for supporting computer industry), and engaged in developing the kernel of next generation machine translation software, receiving grant from the institution. We are looking for development partners for further development.
In October 2005, we released DictJuggler for Macintosh, an Internet searching and dictionary lookup utility. DictJuggler is a utility for writers, translators, learners of foreign languages, and whoever does a lot of searching or dictionary lookup.
Human Translation and Writing
The books we have written and translated include:
- Teach Yourself Web Publishing with HTML 4 in 14 Days and Teach Yourself Java in 21 Days by Laura Lemay, worldwide best sellers,
- Where Life and Death Holds Hands by William Allister, which won Prime Minister's Awards for Publishing from Canadian Embassy in Japan,
- Myths to Live by and The Flight of the Wild Gander by Joseph Campbell, a well-known mythologist,
- Insanely Great: The Life and Times of Macintosh, the Computer That Changed Everything by Steven Levy. The translation was originally published in 1994, and has been republished in 2002, gathering a lot of requests from readers (and readers-to-be), and
- Programming is Fun by Hiroyuki MUSHA, a unique book that introduces fundamental concepts and techniques of programming in easy-to-understand essay style stories.
The detailed description is in our online store.
He has been developing machine translation software since 1983, and has engaged in developing one of the major English-Japanese and Japanese-English translation packages widely used in Japan. He also has (human-) translated more than twenty books on computer software and related topics, and has authored two books on machine translation and programming, a textbook for (human) technical translators, and co-authored a book on English education.
In July 2002, he was selected as one of the candidates of most prominent software engineers by Information-technology Promotion Agency (a Japanese government sponsored institution for supporting computer industry), and our company continues developing the kernel of next generation machine translation software.
He holds a B. A. from International Christian University in Mathematics and an M. S. in Computer Science from Yamanashi University. He is a Ph. D. candidate at Tokyo Institute of Technology. During his Ph. D. research, he studied at Ohio State University and Carnegie-Mellon University in U. S. A.
She has translated about ten books including:
- Where Life and Death Holds Hands by William Allister, which won Prime Minister's Awards for Publishing from Canadian Embassy in Japan, and
- Myths to Live by (co-translated) and The Flight of the Wild Gander both by Joseph Campbell, a well-known mythologist.
She holds a B. A. in English Literature from Gakushuin University.
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