Questions tagged [natural-language-processing]

For questions related to natural language processing, which is concerned with the interactions between computers and human (or natural) languages, in particular how to create programs that process and analyze large amounts of natural language data.

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How would an AI learn language?

I was think about AIs and how they would work, when I realised that I couldn't think of a way that an AI could be taught language. A child tends to learn language through associations of language and ...
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How can neural networks deal with varying input sizes?

As far as I can tell, neural networks have a fixed number of neurons in the input layer. If neural networks are used in a context like NLP, sentences or blocks of text of varying sizes are fed to a ...
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What topologies are largely unexplored in machine learning?

Geometry and AI Matrices, cubes, layers, stacks, and hierarchies are what we could accurately call topologies. Consider topology in this context the higher level geometrical design of a learning ...
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How do I compute the structural similarity between sentences?

I am working on a problem where I need to determine whether two sentences are similar or not. I implemented a solution using BM25 algorithm and wordnet synsets for determining syntactic & ...
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What are the main AI technologies behind the Watson platform?

What AI techniques does IBM use for its Watson platform (specifically, its natural language processing part)?
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Can an AI make a constructed (natural) language?

"An artificial or constructed language (sometimes called a conlang) is a language that has been created by a person or small group, instead of being formed naturally as part of a culture." (Source: ...
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Sentiment Analysis

Can we define the feeling of the human through conversations with an AI? Something like a "confessional," disregarding human possibilities to lie. Below, I have the categories joyful, sadness, anger, ...
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What is the most effective way to learn natural language processing online?

There are many books, courses, etc. out there, but not sure which path to take. So what would be the most effective way (shortest) to learn natural language processing online? p.s. I mean learning ...
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Were the requirements to solve the Turing Test in “AI: A Modern Approach” foreseen by Alan Turing, or backfilled by Peter Norvig and Stuart Russell?

In Section 1.1 of Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach, it is stated that a computer which passes the Turing Test would need 4 capabilities, and that these 4 capabilities comprise most of the ...
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What kind of Algorithm is used is StackGAN to process realistic Images

How does StackGAN processes such a realistic image just from collecting details in the text? What kind of algorithm is used behind it? Anyone have any idea? Please Share.
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How could you generate sentences from lists of facts

Lets pretend we had a list of facts (similar to prolog tuples) that define some knowledge about some entities. e.g. doing(clean, data) done(collect, data) todo(train, model) todo(write, paper) What ...
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Handling emotion in informal text (Hi vs HIIIIII!!!!)?

This is a question related to Neural network to detect "spam"?. I'm wondering how it would be possible to handle the emotion conveyed in text. In informal writing, especially among a ...
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How much the dialects recognition and speech recognition are relevant?

In this tutorial, they build a speech recognition model to classify a one-second audio clip as one of ten predefined words. Suppose that we modified this problem as the following: Given an Arabic ...
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Neural network architecture for comparison

When someone wants to compare 2 inputs, the most widespread idea is to use a Siamese architecture. Siamese architecture is a very high level idea, and can be customized based on the problem we are ...
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How to find the category of a technical text on a surface-semantic-level

There are some predefined categories( Overview, Data Architecture,Technical Details, Applications etc). The requirement is to classify the input text of paragraphs into their resp. category. I cant ...
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Understanding how continuous bag of words method learns embedded representations

I'm reading notes on word vectors here. Specifically, I'm referring to section 4.2 on page 7. First, regarding points 1 to 6 - here's my understanding: If we have a vocabulary $V$, the naive way to ...
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Build Conversational AI

I'm looking to build a conversational AI. The goal is to create an AI that is your friend (as opposed to personal assistants that are meant for carrying out commands like "send a text, play that song.....