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Researcher’s review of the 16th MT Marathon: machine translation trends and new tools to keep an eye on


I am Toms Bergmanis, a machine translation (MT) researcher and practitioner at Tilde.

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NEC TM Data project is approaching the finish line


NEC TM was awarded to Tilde along with Pangeanic, The Secretary of State for Digital Progress (SEAD) and Ciklopea by the European Commission in September, 2018.

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Tilde machine translation technology announced as the world's most accurate at the WMT competition


Results of this year’s WMT Competition have been announced at the 4th Conference on Machine Translation in Florence, Italy on August 1-2, 2019. Tilde achieved the highest quality of machine translation for English-Lithuanian language pair, ahead of other competitors - the leading machine translat

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Towards the next generation of voice interaction technology


The scientists from the COMPRISE project are giving themselves three years to develop the next generation of voice interaction technology. It will be more affordable, inclusive and, above all, secure.

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Estonian neural MT finally reaches cutting edge


Tilde’s ENG-ET-ENG machine translation systems have achieved the highest score in WMT2018 – the global Olympics for MT researchers and developers! Following our last year’s success in WMT2017 we’re again tremendously proud a

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Tilde pledges to not develop lethal autonomous weapons


Tilde joins thousands of world's top researchers and entrepreneurs in a pledge promising not to development towards lethal autonomous weapons systems. We vow not to take part into such research because both moral and pragmat

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Tilde R&D showcased at LREC 2018 conference in Japan


This week work of Tilde's Research and Development team is being presented at the 11th edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference in Miyazaki, Jap

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Deep Learning - European project QT21 tops international Machine Translation competition for the second year running


QT21, a Machine Translation research project which is funded by the European Commission and coordinated by the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), has again reached a significant milestone this summer: for the second time in a row, QT21 ranked first on more than 80% of the translation tasks organized as benchmarking by the Conference on Machine Translation(WMT17), winning all tests on those languages considered complex like Latvian or Chinese.

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Tilde introduces recent achievements in neural machine translation


Tilde’s research results in neural machine translations were presented at the TSD 2017 conference. Research findings show promising results in improving quality of translations for named entities and technical texts.

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Tilde demonstrates System for Speech Transcription and Post-editing at INTERSPEECH 2017


Last week Tilde participated in INTERSPEECH 2017, the world’s largest conference on the science and technology of spoken language processing. At the conference Tilde demonstrated its speech transcription and post-editing tool in Microsoft Word.

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Tilde launches initiative to support language technology development with new multilingual open data sets


In a new initiative to support language technology development, Tilde has undertaken an effort to create new multilingual open data sets for EU languages. The multilingual corpora will enable the technology community to develop key services such as high-quality machine translation systems for a range of languages and domains.

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Tilde joins European Commission roundtable to discuss the future of language technology


The European Commission organized a roundtable in Luxembourg on December 13 to discuss the future of language technology in the EU. The discussion featured selected members of Europe's language technology community, including Tilde CEO Andrejs Vasiļjevs, as well as invited guests representing major users of language technology solutions, such as BBC, Facebook, Daimler, and

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World’s first neural machine translation systems released for smaller languages


The European language technology company Tilde has released the world’s first neural machine translation (MT) systems for smaller languages. Tilde Neural MT systems, available to the public in a free online translation service, prove that neural machine translation provides a significant boost in automatic translation quality for smaller languages.

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Paper submission for the 2016 Baltic Human Language Technologies conference is now open


The annual "Human Language Technologies - the Baltic Perspective" (Baltic HLT 2016) conference will take place on October 6-7, 2016, in Riga, Latvia.

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EAMT 2016 conference gathers participants from 29 countries


The 19th annual European Association for Machine Translation (EAMT) conference was held in Riga, Latvia, last week.

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EAMT 2016 conference kicks off in Riga on May 30


The 19th annual conference of the European Association for Machine Translation (EAMT 2016) will be held in Riga, Latvia, on May 30-June 1.

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Tilde R&D showcased at LREC conference in Slovenia


The work of Tilde's Research and Development team is being showcased at the Language Resources and Evaluation for Language Technologies (LREC) conference in Portorož, Slovenia.

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