Tag: natural language processing

Bots Are Learning Their ABCs, But They’ve Got a Ways To Go

Oct 11, 2017 |

You learned your ABCs long ago in elementary school, and honed your reading and writing skills in the ensuing years. Now chatbots are at a similar stage in their development. Read more…

‘Narrative Analytics’ Targets Consumer Beliefs

Apr 6, 2017 |

In the latest attempt to figure out what consumers want and how much they are willing to pay to get it, a “narrative analysis” platform launched this week crunches “cross-platform data sets” Read more…

This Week in Graph and Entity Analytics

Dec 7, 2016 |

Yahoo, Cambridge Semantics, and Ravel Law are among the companies making news this week in the burgeoning field of graph and entity analytics.

Wouldn’t it be nice to automatically extract meaningful information from text, such as what it’s about and identifying the major entities (people, places, things) without explicitly training a program to do so? Read more…

IBM Watson Targets ‘Self-Serve’ Analytics

Oct 14, 2015 |

In another attempt to extend its cognitive computing model beyond IT administrators to business users, IBM said it is expanding it Watson Analytics platform to include data discovery models along with natural language processing, data visualization and predictive analytics. Read more…

Watson’s Take on the State of the Union

Jan 29, 2015 |

Every year, as the State of the Union address comes to a close, analysts, political correspondents and politicians alike come forward to offer unique take on the president’s speech. This year, however, one new voice is chiming in: Read more…

Content Analytics Gets a Natural Language Boost

Oct 28, 2014 |

Natural language processing technology continues to be integrated with “data exploration” and content analytics as vendors seek to offer better tools designed to help enterprises tap into more data and leverage analytics in real time. Read more…

Fighting Sepsis with Real-Time Analytics

Mar 4, 2014 |With many diseases, doctors have the benefit of a blood test that, more or less, definitively proves the presence of the disease. But for other conditions, such as sepsis--a bacterial infection state that kills millions of people each year--there is no single clear-cut test. But thanks to new big data techniques that can continuously monitor and analyze the interplay of more than 100 signs and potential symptoms of sepsis, hospitals are detecting the condition earlier, and saving both lives and money. Read more…