There are over 7000 languages and language varieties in the world. Despite the progress in Neural Machine Translation, there still shortcomings if real low-resource languages are considered.
In this talk, Surafel Melaku Lakew talks about the advancements in low-resource language translation tasks while looking at 5 languages. The languages are Swahili, Somali, Amharic, Tigrigna and Oromo
This talk was delivered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at the ICLR 2020 “AfricaNLP Workshop – Putting Africa on the NLP Map” via the AI4D Africa program with support from IDRC, Sida and Knowledge 4 All Foundation