Model description

mbart50-large-ewe-fr-mt is a machine translation model from Ewe to French based on a fine-tuned facebook/mbart-large-50 model. It establishes a strong baseline for automatically translating texts from Ewe to French.

Limitations and bias

This model is limited by its training dataset. This may not generalize well for all use cases in different domains.

Training data

Specifically, this model is a mbart-large-50 model that was fine-tuned on JW300 Ewe corpus and LAFAND. The model was trained using Swahili(sw_KE) as the language since the pre-trained model does not initially support Mossi. Thus, you need to use the sw_KE for language code when evaluating the model.

Training procedure

This model was trained on NVIDIA V100 GPU

Eval results on Test set (BLEU score)

Fine-tuning mbart50-large achieves ** 10.66 BLEU** on LAFAND test set

BibTeX entry and citation info

By David Adelani

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