Amazon Researchers Find ‘Shocking Amount’ of Faulty Machine Translations in the Web

Jace Dela Cruz
, Tech Times 23 January 2024, 03:01 am

In collaboration with the University of California, Santa Barbara, researchers at the Amazon Web Services Artificial Intelligence Lab have uncovered a substantial prevalence of faulty machine translations across the web, raising concerns about the reliability and quality of content generated through artificial intelligence (AI).

«The low quality of these … translations indicates they were likely created using machine translation,» the authors wrote. «Our work raises serious concerns about training models such as multilingual large language models on both monolingual and bilingual data scraped from the web.»

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