Attention-Based English to Mizo Neural Machine Translation

  • Candy LalrempuiiEmail author
  • Badal Soni
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 1241)


Machine Translation alleviates the need of human translators for source to target languages translation by enabling instant translation in multiple languages. Neural Machine Translation (NMT) has exhibited remarkable results in case of high-resource languages. However, for resource scare languages, NMT does not perform equivalently well. In this paper, various NMT models based on different configurations such as unidirectional and bidirectional Long Short Term Memory (LSTM), deep and shallow networks and optimization methods like Stochastic Gradient Descent (SGD) and Adam has been trained and tested for resource scare English to Mizo language pair. The quality of output translations have been evaluated using automatic evaluation metrics and analyzed the predicted translations based on best and worst performances of test data.


Machine translation Neural machine translation Mizo language 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Institute of Technology SilcharSilcharIndia

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