Natural Language Processing—The Emerging Force Within the AI Family

NLP—The Emerging Force within the AI Family

Natural Language Processing (NLP) is a field within Artificial Intelligence (AI) that allows machines to parse, understand, and generate human language. This branch of AI can be applied to multiple languages and across many different formats (for example, unstructured documents, audio, etc.).

Considering that the NLP market is anticipated to be worth $13.4 billion in 2020, it is worth delving deeper into this field of AI.

This article seeks to explain first how NLP works, followed by how it is used, and what the future looks like for this exciting area of AI.

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AI’s Journey

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is talked about everywhere, from its admirable role in cancer diagnosis to scaremongering about robots taking over jobs. Where did AI come from though, and how did it creep up on us all of a sudden?

With a slant towards the UK and Europe, this article attempts to give a holistic view of AI’s journey and enlighten on its breadth and scale. It also intends to dispel some myths, raise awareness about aspects that surround AI, and suggest areas for consideration in the future. 

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