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10 Common NLP Terms Explained for the Text Analysis Novice

If you’re relatively new to the NLP and Text Analysis world, you’ll more than likely have come across some pretty technical terms and acronyms, that are challenging to get your head around, especially, if you’re relying on scientific definitions for a plain and simple explanation.

We decided to put together a list of 10 common terms in Natural Language Processing which we’ve broken down in layman terms, making them easier to understand. So if you don’t know your “Bag of Words”…

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Added by Mike Waldron on January 17, 2017 at 1:30am — 1 Comment

The challenges of word embeddings

In recent times deep learning techniques have become more and more prevalent in NLP tasks; just take a look at the list of accepted papers at this year’s NAACL conference, and you can’t miss it. We’ve now completely moved away from traditional NLP approaches to focus on deep learning and…

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Added by Mike Waldron on June 21, 2016 at 3:30am — No Comments

Analyzing the structure and effectiveness of news headlines using NLP

This blog was originally published on the AYLIEN Text Analysis blog

We wanted to gather and analyze news content in order to look for similarities and differences in the way two journalists write headlines for their respective news articles and blog posts. The two reporters we selected operate in, and write about, two very different industries/topics and have two very different writing…

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Added by Mike Waldron on June 9, 2016 at 1:30am — 1 Comment

10 Deep Learning Terms Explained in Simple English

 

Deep Learning is a new area of Machine Learning research that has been gaining significant media interest owing to the role it is playing in artificial intelligence applications like image recognition, self-driving cars and most recently the AlphaGo vs. Lee Sedol matches. Recently, Deep Learning techniques have become…

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Added by Mike Waldron on April 11, 2016 at 6:30am — 3 Comments

10 Machine Learning Terms Explained in Simple English

If you’re relatively new to Machine Learning and it’s applications, you’ll more than likely have come across some pretty technical terms that are often difficult for the novice mathematician/scientist to get their head around.

Following on from a previous blog, (10 Common NLP Terms Explained for the Text Analysis Novice), we decided to put together a list of 10 Machine…

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Added by Mike Waldron on July 28, 2015 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

Naive Bayes for Dummies; A Simple Explanation

This blog post was originally published as part of an ongoing series, "Popular Algorithms Explained in Simple English" on the AYLIEN Text Analysis Blog.

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Added by Mike Waldron on June 8, 2015 at 1:00am — 2 Comments

Text Analysis 101: Explicit Semantic Analysis (ESA) Explained

Introduction

This blog was originally posted on our Text Analysis blog, as part of a Text Analysis 101 series.

We recently added a feature to our API that allows users to classify text according to their own labels. This…

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Added by Mike Waldron on April 30, 2015 at 8:26am — No Comments

Analyzing Text in RapidMiner

This guide was originally posted on the AYLIEN Blog. It was written as a how-to guide for using RapidMiner and AYLIEN to scape and Analyze online content.

One of the major challenges with mining the Web and Social Media for insights is trying to get all of your…

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Added by Mike Waldron on April 17, 2015 at 5:17am — No Comments

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