What’s new with neural machine translation

By Manuel Herranz I recently attended TAUS Tokyo Summit, where neural machine translation (NMT) was a hot topic. As Macduff Hughes from Google put it “Neural machine translation was a rumor in 2016. The first releases and tests happened six months ago and now it is...

The size of the automatic translation market

The are several reports on the size of the translation industry, but the size of the automatic translation market has been advancing at a rapid rate over the last 10 years, particularly since the advent of Moses as a standard statistical machine translation engine....

Will machines learn to understand language?

A key concept that computing has been steeped in over recent years is big data. However, the focus is shifting gradually towards ‘deep learning’ or ‘machine learning’. In a nutshell, this means that the machines learn through sophisticated algorithms capable of...