Google’s new open source AI model understands Indian languages ​​better

The various products from Google, such as B. Search and Assistant are already available in India in several national languages. The company is now turning to new AI to potentially make more of its offerings available to Indian language speakers – more specifically, it uses a technology called MuRIL.

At its virtual event today, the Big G introduced a new language model called Multilingual representations for Indian languages ​​(MuRIL). This is the first model to support the interaction between 16 different Indian languages.

That includes Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.

While MuRIL is based on Google’s own BERT (Researchers claim that the model for bidirectional encoder representations of transformers is more efficient for Indian languages.