Italian

IT5: Large-scale Text-to-text Pretraining for Italian Language Understanding and Generation

We present IT5, the first family of encoder-decoder transformer models pretrained specifically on Italian on more than 40 billion words, reaching state-of-the-art performance for most Italian conditional language generation tasks.

Contrastive Language-Image Pre-training for the Italian Language

We present the first CLIP model for the Italian Language (CLIP-Italian), trained on more than 1.4 million image-text pairs.

Contrastive Image-Text Pretraining for Italian

The first CLIP model pretrained on the Italian language.

Teaching NLP with Bracelets and Restaurant Menus: An Interactive Workshop for Italian Students

We developed an interactive workshop designed to illustrate the basic principles of NLP and computational linguistics to high school Italian students aged between 13 and 18 years, in the form of a game in which participants play the role of machines needing to solve some of the most common problems a computer faces in understanding language.