Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Google’s AI translation tool seems to have invented its own secret internal language | TechCrunch

Also see Google's AI just created its own universal 'language' (Wired)

"This “interlingua” seems to exist as a deeper level of representation that sees similarities between a sentence or word in all three languages. Beyond that, it’s hard to say, since the inner processes of complex neural networks are infamously difficult to describe.

It could be something sophisticated, or it could be something simple. But the fact that it exists at all — an original creation of the system’s own to aid in its understanding of concepts it has not been trained to understand — is, philosophically speaking, pretty powerful stuff."
Google’s AI translation tool seems to have invented its own secret internal language | TechCrunch
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