Found in Translation: Achieving Human Parity on Chinese to English News Translation

Date

May 9, 2018

Speaker

Hany Hassan Awadalla and Christian Federmann

Affiliation

Microsoft

Overview

Machine translation has made rapid advances in recent years. In this talk we describe recent advances of Microsoft’s machine translation system using Neural Machine Translation that lead to achieving a new state-of-the-art, and achieving human parity when compared to professional human translations. We will discuss the technical contributions, results and how we defined and accurately measured human parity in translation.

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