The TAUS Data Cloud is a neutral and secure repository platform that allows access to translators, language service providers, developers, researchers and stakeholders to a number of services, namely Search, Upload, Discover & Download, Account History, My Data and Feedback. The Data Cloud can be accessed through the Web or API and accessibility depends on the membership plan.
There are Data Cloud services open to all users and others that require login credentials acquired through subscription:
To search for translation data:
You will get a number of translation data segments containing matches of your search string:
Data Cloud Search results can help to resolve quality assurance bottlenecks, streamline industry terminology and fill the gap of availability of translation data resources.
To upload translation data sets to the Data Cloud:
A number of quality checks take place prior to the upload. The filtered out segments (errors or duplicates) are listed in the error report which can be found in the Account History next to each upload. For more information please go to Data Cloud FAQs section.
Upload enables users to:
Uploaded data in the public sharing repository becomes searchable in the Search service.
To discover translation data sets available in Data Cloud for download:
Once you make your selection you will view:
To download data sets:
If you do not have enough credits to download the translation data sets you need, you can:
Data Cloud Downloads can help to fill the gap of availability of translation data resources. Its primary use case scenario is the training of machine translation engines. Other use cases include advanced leveraging, terminology mining, etc.
Account History keeps track of all uploads and downloads performed by a user:
My Data allows users to search in and manage the data they have uploaded:
You will get a list of available translation data segments:
Feedback allows users to provide feedback on the quality of translation data sets and to rate them
Your feedback is valuable for improving the quality of Data Cloud.
Data Cloud API allows you to integrate the Data Cloud services into your own technology and leverage the TAUS Data Cloud from it. Please read the relevant documentation in Data Cloud API.
Should you like to register your application on the Data Cloud, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can send you the app key. An app key identifies your application to Data Cloud, and helps TAUS diagnose any problems you may have. Instructions on how to pass the app key with the API calls can be found in APP Keys.