Facebook’s new AI model translates 100 languages — without going through English first

Facebook has open-sourced an AI model that can translate between any pair of 100 languages without first translating them to English as an intermediary step. The system, called M2M-100, is currently only a research project, but could eventually be used to translate posts for Facebook users, nearly two-thirds of whom use a language other than English. “For years, AI researchers have been working toward building a single universal model that can understand all languages across different tasks,” said Facebook research assistant Angela Fan in a blogpost. “A single model that supports all languages, dialects, and modalities will help us better serve more… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Facebook

Facebook’s new AI model translates 100 languages — without going through English first

Facebook has open-sourced an AI model that can translate between any pair of 100 languages without first translating them to English as an intermediary step. The system, called M2M-100, is currently only a research project, but could eventually be used to translate posts for Facebook users, nearly two-thirds of whom use a language other than English. “For years, AI researchers have been working toward building a single universal model that can understand all languages across different tasks,” said Facebook research assistant Angela Fan in a blogpost. “A single model that supports all languages, dialects, and modalities will help us better serve more…

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