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10 Common NLP Terms Explained for the Text Mining Novice

If you’re relatively new to the Natural Language Processing and Text Mining world, you’ll more than likely have come across some pretty technical terms and acronyms, that are challenging to get your head around, especially, if you’re relying on scientific definitions for a plain and simple explanation.

We decided to put together a list of 10 common terms in Natural Language Processing which we’ve broken down in layman terms, making them easier to understand. So if you don’t know your…

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Added by Mike Waldron on June 17, 2015 at 4:38am — No Comments

How to Transform your Google Spreadsheet Into an Opinion Mining Tool

This blog was originally featured on blog.aylien.com, a Text Analysis blog with tutorials, Data Visualisations and industry discussions.

Introduction

Our founder, Parsa Ghaffari, gave a talk recently on Natural Language Processing and Sentiment Analysis at the Science Gallery in Dublin. As part of the talk, he put together a nice little example of how you can transform your Google Spreadsheet into a powerful…

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Added by Mike Waldron on April 3, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

SuperBowl XLIX in Tweets: Sentiment Analysis of 4 Million Tweets

This blog was originally published on our Text Analysis blog, the blog post set out to analyze and visualize 4 million tweets collected during Superbowl XLIX. Not surprisingly, Superbowl XLIX generated a huge amount of chatter on social networks with Twitter Estimating that over 28.4 million posts made with terms relating to the Superbowl.

At AYLIEN, we collected…

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Added by Mike Waldron on February 9, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Text Analysis 101; A Basic Understanding for Business Users: Clustering and Unsupervised Methods

Introduction

This blog was originally posted as part of our Text Analysis 101 blog series. It aims to explain how the classification of text works as part of Natural Language Processing. It was the second blog on harnessing…

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Added by Mike Waldron on January 23, 2015 at 9:22am — No Comments

Text Analysis 101; A Basic Understanding for Business Users: Document Classification

Introduction

This blog was originally posted as part of our Text Analysis 101 blog series. It aims to explain how the classification of text works as part of Natural Language Processing.

The automatic classification of documents is an example of how…

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Added by Mike Waldron on January 5, 2015 at 4:49am — No Comments

Sentiment Analysis of 11 Million Tweets from Apple Live 2014 - Going beyond positive and negative

This blog was originally published on our Text Analysis blog, the blog post set out to analyze and visualize 11 million tweets collected around the time of and during Apple Live 2014.

Apple Live probably got off to the worst start possible earlier…

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Added by Mike Waldron on December 8, 2014 at 11:16am — No Comments

Text Analysis 101; A Basic Understanding for Business Users: Words, Entities and Concepts

Introduction

This blog was originally published on our Text Analysis blog, the blog post aimed to explain how Text Analysis and Natural Language Processing works from a non-technical point of view. For the first installment, we looked at how text is understood by machines, what methods are used in text analysis and why Entity and Concept…

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Added by Mike Waldron on November 28, 2014 at 9:24am — No Comments

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