1. Google's Real-Life Babelfish Will Translate the World

    Google's Real-Life Babelfish Will Translate the World
    Google's Real-Life Babelfish Will Translate the WorldGizmodoTheir thoughts were along the lines of the pioneer of machine translation, Warren Weaver, who said, "When I look at an article in Russian, I say, 'This is really written in English, but it has been coded in some strange symbols. ...and more »
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      Discourse, Entailment, Machine Translation, NER, Parsing, Segmentation, Semantic, Sentiment, Summarization, WSD
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    1. That's very time-consuming and very hard, because natural language is so complex and diverse and there are so many nuances to it.
    2. There are specific algorithms that learn how words and sentences correspond, that detect nuances in text and produce translation. The key thing is that the more data you have, the better the quality of the system.
    3. At Google, we have large amounts of data and the corresponding computation of resources we need to build very, very, very good systems.
    4. Our scores were better than the scores of everyone else.
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