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Issue-2-Data-Cleaning-for-Neural-MT

Author: Dr. Patrik Lambert, Machine Translation Scientist @ Iconic

“Garbage in, Garbage out” - noisy data is a big problem for all machine learning tasks, and MT is no different. By noisy data, we mean bad alignments, poor translations, misspellings, and other inconsistencies in the data used to train the systems. Statistical MT systems are more robust, and can cope with up to 10% noise in...

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Issue-1-Scaling-Neural-MT

Author: Dr. Rohit Gupta, Sr. Machine Translation Scientist @ Iconic

Training a neural machine translation engine is a time consuming task. It typically takes a number of days or even weeks, when running powerful GPUs. Reducing this time is a priority of any neural MT developer. In this post we explore a recent work (Ott et al, 2018), whereby, without compromising the translation quality, they...

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Introducing-“The-Neural-MT-Weekly”

The field of Machine Translation is moving at as fast a pace as we've ever seen. Month on month, there is an increase in the number of research papers being published, with the majority obviously focusing on Neural MT. As a company at the forefront of this technology, it's critically important that we at Iconic stay up to date. Our world-class team of MT research scientists...

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TAUS Webinar on NMT- June 7

[caption id="attachment_6629" align="aligncenter" width="489"] TAUS Industry Leaders Forum, Amsterdam June 13 - 14, Opening speaker Jaap van der Meer[/caption] We’ve had a busy couple of months, and haven’t yet written here about some of the events we’ve been attending.  One such event was the TAUS Industry Leaders Forum, which took place in De Rode Hoed, Amsterdam June 13 - 14.  Iconic's CEO, John Tinsley, was there...

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TAUSAnnualConference–Vancouver–Oct10–11

A conference which Iconic always looks forward to attending in the autumn is the TAUS Annual Conference which will be held at the Fairmont Hotel in Vancouver, Canada, October 10th - 11th. Iconic is an active member of TAUS, and our CEO, John Tinsley, will be speaking again at this worthwhile event. The TAUS Annual Conference is where industry insiders and newcomers come together to...

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ILTACON-Washington-D.C.-Aug-19-23

An upcoming event which Iconic is looking forward to attending is ILTACON, taking place August 19th - 23rd on the outskirts of  Washington D.C. at the National Harbor, Maryland.  The International Legal Technology Association's ILTACON is known as one of the premier educational and networking events for the legal sector. The four day conference draws on the personal and collective strengths of professionals working in...

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LanguageTechnologyIndustrySummit2018inReview

The Language Technology Industry Summit took place May 28 - 29 in Brussels The Language Technology (LT) Industry Summit is one of Europe’s major high-level events showcasing the latest developments in language technology. Stakeholders such as LT developers, providers & users, business leaders, investors and analysts, travel from all across Europe to participate. The 7th LT Industry Summit took place May 28 - 29th at the International...

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RelativityFest–Chicago–Sept30–Oct3

Iconic is proud to be a sponsor of the upcoming Relativity Fest at the Hilton Chicago from September 30th to October 3rd.  Relativity Fest is an annual conference, taking place since 2010, which is designed to educate and connect the e-discovery community.  Last year's event attracted more than 1,800 attendees, 273 speakers, 167 engaging panel discussions, as well as hands-on labs, breakout sessions, and insights from...

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Iconic’s-growth-featured-in-Sunday-Business-Post

Iconic's CEO, John Tinsley, explains how neural machine translation technology is leading the way to expansion Iconic's CEO, John Tinsley, was recently interviewed by Elaine O'Regan of The Sunday Business Post, to talk about Neural Machine Translation (NMT), legal technology, and Iconic's plans for expansion.  In the article, published on May 27th, John discussed the NMT revolution and the tremendous impact that it is having on...

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TAUSIndustryLeadersForum–Amsterdam–June13–14

We're back on the road again next week to return to Amsterdam for the  TAUS Industry Leaders Forum taking place June 13th - 14th in De Rode Hoed. In what is now an annual event, the Industry Leaders Forum will this year be under the theme "Global Intelligent Content Delivery in the Age of AI", where translation services are redefined into intelligent global content delivery.  The participants...

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