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Neural Machine Translation Enabling Human Parity Innovations In the Cloud

In March 2018 we announced (Hassan et al. 2018) a breakthrough result where we showed for the first time a Machine Translation system that could perform as well as human translators (in a specific scenario – Chinese-English news translation). This was an exciting breakthrough in Machine Translation research, but the system we built for this project was a complex, heavyweight research system, incorporating multiple cutting-edge techniques. While we….