# Reading mathematical notation

Does there exist any site which can parse a series of mathematical symbols and translate them into english text?

For example: For all N of the set I...

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You can do that, but it comes out harder to understand, not easier. Mathematical notation was invented to aid communication, not to obscure it. –  MJD Sep 2 '12 at 6:34
Well, I assume that some research effort has been put into translating into speach for visually impaired. Of course the input may already need to be logically structured (LaTeX, MathML, ...), not just a scanned image of symbols, as otherwise the fine typographical destinction between $2^{2^3}=256$ and ${2^2}^3=64$ might be hard to handle. Finally, how would one translate $A\rightarrow B$ out of context? The arrow can have many different meanings and should not just be read as "rightarrow". Not to mention author-specific conventions ("In this text I shall write ... to denote ...") –  Hagen von Eitzen Sep 2 '12 at 8:06
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