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NLP in the Cloud Is Growing, But Obstacles Remain

Sep 21, 2020 |

More than three-quarters of natural language processing (NLP) users utilize a cloud NLP service, according to the 2020 NLP Industry Survey. While cloud NLP workloads are on the rise, there are barriers to using the technology in the cloud, says Ben Lorica, one of the authors of the study. Read more…

Can Thought Vectors Deliver Human-Level Reasoning?

Oct 30, 2019 |

By transforming words into vectors that can be processed with deep learning techniques, Google pushed the accuracy of its search engine to new heights.  Now we’re on the cusp of realizing the next logical step: Read more…

Mining New Opportunities in Text Analytics

Oct 9, 2018 |

Words. They’re piling up at an enormous rate, but what do they all mean? According to text analytics experts, in the rush to utilize AI, companies are missing the opportunity to use well-established techniques to harness the meanings, trends, and human emotions embodied in all those words, and in the process become a contextually driven enterprise. Read more…

Fake News, AI, and the Search for Truth

Jan 10, 2017 |

Multiple weaknesses were exposed in public institutions in connection with last year’s election. First, cybercriminals tried to hack the outcome, then pollsters failed to read voter sentiment accurately. Finally, fake news crept into our news feeds, distorting our collective view of the real world. Read more…

Text Analytics and Machine Learning: A Virtuous Combination

Nov 21, 2016 |

The world of big data analytics is incredibly diverse, and people are coming up with new analytic tools and techniques every day. But one particularly productive combination that should not be overlooked involves the use of text analytics and machine learning. Read more…

Melania Trump and the Anti-Plagiarism Algorithm

Jul 20, 2016 |

Donald Trump’s presidential campaign ran into controversy this week when it was revealed that his wife, Melania, plagiarized parts of Michelle Obama’s 2008 campaign speech. With anti-plagiarism algorithms patrolling the waters, stealing a line or two has never been more problematic. Read more…

NASCAR Analytics Races To ‘Younger Crowd’

Aug 20, 2015 |

NASCAR is seeking to engage with racing enthusiasts via a new analytics platform that seeks to leverage, among other things, unstructured text data collected directly from NASCAR fans.

The motor racing organization began working with partner HP Enterprise Services in 2013 to develop the Fan and Media Engagement Center, or FMEC. Read more…

Beyond Social: How Text Analytics Can Improve Business

May 15, 2015 |

There’s been a lot of time and attention dedicated to mining social media with big data techniques. With more than 400 million tweets a day, you’re almost certain to find a trending Twitter topic that’s relevant to you. Read more…

Text Analytics Firm Gets Seed Money to Build ‘Cuddle’

Apr 2, 2015 |

Sensai emerged from stealth mode yesterday to begin selling a textual analytics solution that uses machine learning technology to find insights hidden in unstructured data such as news articles, call transcripts, legal and regulatory filings, and tweets. 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…