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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

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

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