language technology

Back to basics – What is Natural Language Processing ?

Back to basics – What is Natural Language Processing (NLP)? NLP is a subfield of artificial intelligence that deals with the interaction between computers and human languages. NLP techniques are used to analyze and understand human language, and can be used for a wide range of tasks such as: Text classification: Automatic categorization of text… Continue reading Back to basics – What is Natural Language Processing ?

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Multilingual Extraction in business domain

A working group of the XBRL[1]-Europe Association developed a taxonomy system which connects different concepts coming from different national legislations to each other. The system elaborated by a working group of the Monnet European research project extracts all labels associated with a particular expression automatically.  Now they are focusing on the Belgian and Spanish taxonomies.… Continue reading Multilingual Extraction in business domain

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EnableTalk and the whole world will hear you!

A group of young Ukrainian students developed a tool able to convert sign language into written and spoken language. They created gloves full of flexible sensors which send the information through a blue-tooth system to a software and this converts the language. They won the first place at Microsoft’s Imagine Cup 2012. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l8JPTofvPQo