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Product categorization is the organization of products into their respective departments or categories. Categorization was initially a text classification task that analyzed the product’s title to choose the appropriate category. However, numerous methods have been developed which take into account the product title, description, images, and other available metadata. Researchers from the National University of Singapore and the Rakuten Institute of Technology propose and explain a novel machine translation approach to product categorization. Researchers state that their method outperforms many of the existing classification algorithms commonly used in machine learning today.