The University of Edinburgh’s Submissions to the WMT18 News Translation Task

Barry Haddow, Nikolay Bogoychev, Denis Emelin, Ulrich Germann, Roman Grundkiewicz, Kenneth Heafield, Antonio Valerio Miceli Barone, Rico Sennrich


Abstract
The University of Edinburgh made submissions to all 14 language pairs in the news translation task, with strong performances in most pairs. We introduce new RNN-variant, mixed RNN/Transformer ensembles, data selection and weighting, and extensions to back-translation.
Anthology ID:
W18-6412
Volume:
Proceedings of the Third Conference on Machine Translation: Shared Task Papers
Month:
October
Year:
2018
Address:
Belgium, Brussels
Venues:
EMNLP | WMT | WS
SIG:
SIGMT
Publisher:
Association for Computational Linguistics
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Pages:
399–409
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URL:
https://www.aclweb.org/anthology/W18-6412
DOI:
10.18653/v1/W18-6412
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