Tag Archive for natural language processing

MetaMind is Giving Machines a Bit of Common Sense

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by Angela Guess Will Knight recently wrote for the MIT Technology Review, “Talking to a machine over the phone or through a chat window can be an infuriating experience. However, several research groups, including some at large technology companies like Facebook and Google, are making steady progress toward improving computers’ language skills by building upon…

Voice Recognition and Natural Language Processing: How Do They Work?

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by Angela Guess Chris Jager recently wrote for LifeHacker, “Before a computer can even understand what you mean, it needs to be able to understand what you said. This involves a complex process that includes audio sampling, feature extraction and then actual speech recognition to recognise individual sounds and convert them to text. Researchers have…

DeepMind is Reading the News to Learn to Read

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by Angela Guess A recent article in the MIT Technology Review reports, “A revolution in artificial intelligence is currently sweeping through computer science. The technique is called deep learning and it’s affecting everything from facial and voice to fashion and economics. But one area that has not yet benefitted is natural language processing—the ability to…

Natural Language Processing Market Worth $13.4 Billion by 2020

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by Angela Guess A new article reports, “According to a new market research report “Natural Language Processing Market by Type (Rule-Based, Statistical, and Hybrid), Technologies (Recognition, IVR, OCR, Pattern & Image Recognition) – Worldwide Forecast to 2020″ published by MarketsandMarkets, The Natural Language Processing Market is expected to grow to $13.4 Billion at a CAGR…

Spotify Working on the Next Generation of Music Delivery and Discovery

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by Angela Guess Dan Rowinski recently wrote for ARC, “Spotify is taking all of the trends developed in the age of context and is poised to deliver a truly unique listening experience that—finally—brings the experience of music delivery and discovery into the next generation. Earlier this week, Spotify greatly expanded it product portfolio. Spotify has…

Nokia Said to Be Launching Its Own Personal Digital Assistant

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by Angela Guess Softpedia recently wrote, “The battle for the best personal digital assistant is about to get fiercer, as Nokia is said to be working at such a feature for its Z Launcher application included in the N1 tablet. The intelligent virtual assistant for the Z Launcher will be based on Desti’s technology, a…

Peruse Uses Natural-Language Processing to Find Your Files For You

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by Angela Guess Natasha Lomas recently wrote for TechCrunch, “The time-consuming tedium of file search is San Francisco-based startup Peruse’s jumping-off point. It’s aiming to simplify locating files by changing how people search so they don’t have to remember exactly where to look or exactly what the file was called. Peruse’s fix for this age-old…

Adatao Announces Machine Learning, NLP Tool Set

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by Angela Guess Writing for InfoWorld, Serdar Yegulalp reports, “Last year, data visualization company Adatao — spearheaded by the former engineering director of Google Apps — announced its Data Intelligence Platform, a tool set for querying Hadoop data that’s meant to be as easy as putting together a document in Google Docs. Today Adatao announced…

10 Ways Businesses Can Use Machine Learning & NLP Better

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by Angela Guess Andrew C. Oliver recently wrote for InfoWorld, “I honestly believe data can save the world if we get out of its way. This getting out of the way of data goes by another name: transparency… Like anyone, I’m often creeped out by items the companies send me that indicate they know a…