Intro to Natural Language Processing (NLP)

Sydney Campus

GA Sydney
1 Market Street, Podium Building (entry via Kent Street, to the red-brick building, next to My Lua)
Sydney NSW 2000

Past Locations for this Workshop

Intro to Natural Language Processing (NLP) | Sydney

Sydney Campus

GA Sydney
1 Market Street, Podium Building (entry via Kent Street, to the red-brick building, next to My Lua)
Sydney NSW 2000

Past Locations for this Workshop

About this workshop

Natural Language Processing, or NLP, is an exciting and rapidly growing sub-field of data science and AI that deals with the interaction between computers and humans using the natural language. The ultimate objective of NLP is to read, decipher, understand, and make sense of the human languages in a manner that is valuable. NLP is the driving force behind common applications for Google Translate, Microsoft Word, Grammarly, Siri and Alexa. Traditionally, only a programmer can get a computer to perform an action through codes. With rapid digital transformation, computers are no longer being used only programmers; there is a need for computers to understand humans via their natural language commands instead of only through codes. Modern business are exploiting NLP to have computers automate regular and boring tasks, understand and search through large corpus of text and even respond to increasing their customer queries.

Takeaways

In this workshop you will

  • Learn what is NLP and how to convert text to a format for computers to understand
  • Walk through of NLP terminology and processes
  • The type of problems that can be solved
  • Explore key tools and packages that data scientists are using to build NLP applications

Prereqs & Preparation

None.

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