NAIST English-to-Japanese Simultaneous Translation System for IWSLT 2021 Simultaneous Text-to-text Task

Ryo Fukuda, Yui Oka, Yasumasa Kano, Yuki Yano, Yuka Ko, Hirotaka Tokuyama, Kosuke Doi, Sakriani Sakti, Katsuhito Sudoh, Satoshi Nakamura


Abstract
This paper describes NAIST’s system for the English-to-Japanese Simultaneous Text-to-text Translation Task in IWSLT 2021 Evaluation Campaign. Our primary submission is based on wait-k neural machine translation with sequence-level knowledge distillation to encourage literal translation.
Anthology ID:
2021.iwslt-1.3
Volume:
Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT 2021)
Month:
August
Year:
2021
Address:
Bangkok, Thailand (online)
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ACL | IJCNLP | IWSLT
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SIGSLT
Publisher:
Association for Computational Linguistics
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Pages:
39–45
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URL:
https://aclanthology.org/2021.iwslt-1.3
DOI:
10.18653/v1/2021.iwslt-1.3
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Ryo Fukuda, Yui Oka, Yasumasa Kano, Yuki Yano, Yuka Ko, Hirotaka Tokuyama, Kosuke Doi, Sakriani Sakti, Katsuhito Sudoh, and Satoshi Nakamura. 2021. NAIST English-to-Japanese Simultaneous Translation System for IWSLT 2021 Simultaneous Text-to-text Task. In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT 2021), pages 39–45, Bangkok, Thailand (online). Association for Computational Linguistics.
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NAIST English-to-Japanese Simultaneous Translation System for IWSLT 2021 Simultaneous Text-to-text Task (Fukuda et al., IWSLT 2021)
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