The University of Edinburgh's Submission to the WMT18 News Translation Task

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

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


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 backtranslation.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the EMNLP 2018 Third Conference on Machine Translation (WMT18)
Place of PublicationBrussels, Belgium
PublisherAssociation for Computational Linguistics
Number of pages11
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2018
EventEMNLP 2018 Third Conference on Machine Translation (WMT18) - Brussels, Belgium
Duration: 31 Oct 20181 Nov 2018


WorkshopEMNLP 2018 Third Conference on Machine Translation (WMT18)
Abbreviated titleWMT18
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