Of all the buzzwords of 2016, AI and Machine Learning have staying power to last well into 2017 and beyond. One of the practical perks of machine learning is natural language processing (NLP), or the ability for a computer to understand the semantic meaning behind the words and phrases people use in everyday speech.
Maruti has a great write up on how the technology is being used, but here’s the tl;dr.
- Sentiment Analysis – determine how are people communicating about my brand
- Email Filters – how to filter out spam without losing legitimate email
- Voice Recognition – turning recorded video into structured data
- Information Extraction – finding meaning amidst the endless stream of unstructured data