The Bible Translator's Assistant

Our software is called The Bible Translator's Assistant, and you can download it here.  The installation program includes the English and Tagalog projects.  We occasionally update those projects, and you can get the latest version by downloading the latest file set.  After downloading those files, you simply copy them into your project directory.

Download Installation Program

Download Latest File Set   (last updated on January 8th, 2020)

Tutorials - for translators

New Tutorial Videos

Lesson 1: Introduction to The Bible Translator's Assistant

Lesson 2: The Ontology and Semantic Representations 

Lesson 3: The Target Lexicon 

Lesson 4: Spellout Rules and Phrase Structure Rules 

Lesson 5: Feature Copying Rules and Find/Replace Rules

Lesson 6: Clitic Rules and Constituent Movement Rules

Lesson 7: Word Morphophonemic Rules and Grammar Tools

Lesson 8: Pronoun and Switch Reference Rules

Lesson 9: Complex Concept Insertion Rules and Feature Adjustment Rules

Lesson 10: Styles of Direct Speech Rules and Tense/Aspect/Mood Rules

Lesson 11: Relative Clause Rules and Collocation Correction Rules

Lesson 12: Genitival Noun-Noun Relationships and Theta Grid Adjustment Rules

Lesson 13: Structural Adjustment Rules

Lesson 14: Beginning a New Language Project

Tutorials - for analysts

Section 1: Introduction to TBTA's Semantic Representations

Overview of TBTA's Semantic Representation Video Series

Introduction to TBTA's Semantic Representations

A Simple Example demonstrating the TBTA Analyzer

Resources for Building TBTA Semantic Representations

Limitations on Complexity in TBTA Semantic Representations