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Deep Learning Takes on Translation

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Over the last few years, data-intensive machine-learning techniques have made dramatic strides in speech recognition and image analysis. Now these methods are making significant advances on another long-standing challenge: translation of written text between languages.

Until a couple of years ago, the steady progress in machine translation had always been dominated by Google, with its well-supported phrase-based statistical analysis, said Kyunghyun Cho, an assistant professor of computer science and data science at New York University (NYU).


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