Sequence-Level Knowledge Distillation

EMNLP 2016 Yoon KimAlexander M. Rush

Neural machine translation (NMT) offers a novel alternative formulation of translation that is potentially simpler than statistical approaches. However to reach competitive performance, NMT models need to be exceedingly large... (read more)

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Evaluation results from the paper

Task Dataset Model Metric name Metric value Global rank Compare
Machine Translation IWSLT2015 Thai-English Seq-KD + Seq-Inter + Word-KD BLEU score 14.2 # 1
Machine Translation WMT2014 English-German Seq-KD + Seq-Inter + Word-KD BLEU score 18.5 # 19