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Low Resource Neural Machine Translation: A Benchmark for Five African Languages – ICLR 2020

This talk was delivered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at the ICLR 2020 conference via the AI4D Network and with the support of Canada’s IDRC , Swedish Sida and the Knowledge 4 All Foundation

July 25, 2020

This talk was delivered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at the ICLR 2020 “AfricaNLP Workshop – Putting Africa on the NLP Map” with the support of AI4d Africa, IDRC, Sida and the K4A Foundation

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

Learn more about this project: Low Resource Neural Machine Translation: A Benchmark for Five African Languages by Surafel Melaku Lakew · Apr 26, 2020 · ICLR 2020