Introduction to Natural Language Processing


Natural Language Processing (NLP) is a field of Artificial Intelligence and Linguistics. We will discuss real use-cases of NLP in the world today, starting with the core technology and how that core technology is applied to solve real-world problems.

What you’ll learn

  • Language Models: Used for auto-complete in text, translating from one language to another
  • Parts of Speech: Used for keyword extraction, parsing
  • Word Embeddings: Used as a thesaurus, topic identification

Dr. Rutu Mulkar

Rutu Mulkar is the founder of Hunchera, and previously the founder of Ticary Solutions (acquired by Sigmoidal). She received her Ph.D. in Natural Language Processing from USC and has contributed to IBM’s Watson system that defeated humans in Jeopardy! She is interested in solving problems related to Natural Language Processing, specifically – Topic Modeling, Recommender Systems, Information Extraction, Semantics, and Search to name a few, and to apply them to various domains such as SEO and healthcare.

We are looking for passionate people willing to cultivate and inspire the next generation of leaders in tech, business, and data science. If you are one of them get in touch with us!


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