Questions tagged [natural-language-processing]

For questions related to natural language processing (NLP), 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 to figure out which words have the same meaning in two different languages?

Imagine two languages that have only these words: Man = 1, deer = 2, eat = 3, grass = 4 And you would form all sentences possible from these words: ...
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Is there an AI system that automatically generates classes and methods by giving it voice commands?

I want to develop (in Java) a voice plugin for Eclipse on a Mac that helps me jot down high-level classes and stub methods. For example, I would like to command it to create a class that inherits from ...
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Why does Google Translate produce two different translations for the same Chinese text?

I don't understand why Google Translate translates the same text in different ways. Here is the Wikipedia page of the 1973 film "Enter the Dragon". You can see that its traditional Chinese ...
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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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How could you generate sentences from lists of facts

Let's pretend we had a list of facts (similar to prolog tuples) that define some knowledge about some entities. e.g. ...
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Natural language processing with a continuous dependent variable

I have a large number of observations. Each observation contains: dependent variable: a scores ranging from 0 - 100 independent variable: a large article I want to know which words or phrases ...
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Have capsule neural networks been used to NLP problems?

The capsule neural network seems to be a good solution for problems that involve hierarchies. For example, a face is composed of eyes, a nose and ears; a hand is made of fingers, nails, and a palm; ...
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What is the “question” when using Dynamic Memory Networks to do part-of-speech tagging and sentiment analysis?

In the paper Ask Me Anything: Dynamic Memory Networks for Natural Language Processing the authors described a Dynamic Memory Network in the context of question answering. Then, they also tested the ...
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Could we code in Natural language once we pass the Turing test?

Technically speaking, could we code in natural language once we pass the Turing test? Would passing the Turing test at least simplify programming languages' syntax?
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Is it possible to verify SOP of call center conversation using AI?

As we know in call centers there are certain SOP(standard operating procedure), for example few are below, Agent greeted customer Agent verified the validity of customer before providing sensitive ...
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Has there been “prescriptive” attempts at language-learning/comprehension in AI?

Is there examples of AI systems being taught grammatical rules, or have such rules built-in to them, in order to recognize commands and the like in natural language? For example, is there a program, ...
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Training RNN's on text: Can you use an ASCII encoding just as well as a one-hot character encoding?

I've mostly seen (e.g. in The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Recurrent Neural Networks) that when training RNN on text for something like language modeling, the text is usually featurized character-by-...
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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.....
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Are the dialogs at Sophia's (the robot) appearings scripted?

I talk about the robot from: Hanson Robotics, which was granted the right to citizenship from Saudi Arabia. I have found the following articles: Your new friend is a humanoid robot Source: ...
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Is intelligence limited to thoughts it is able to associate words with?

It appears to me that the thoughts in our heads, or at least mine, are a result of the language they know. I do not have any thought that is not a consequence of the information that is contained ...
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Any software to guess idea flow (basic ideas/statements and their derivations) throughout text?

Is there any existing software which analyzes idea flow in the text (or between different texts, e.g scientific articles) and for example visualizes it with some graph?
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How can I leverage artificial intelligence and virtual reality to create intelligent automatic story generation?

How can I leverage artificial intelligence and virtual reality to create intelligent automatic story generation? My idea is to come up with a system that is empowering the user’s imagination to create ...
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Over-exposure of certain items in content based recommendation engine

I'm working on a content based recommendation engine for ebooks. I create document vectors with 300 features for every ebook using a word2vec model trained on google news and determine recommendations ...
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Is there any open source counterpart to the IBM Watson?

I am looking for something similar to IBM Watson but open source.
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How can I implement an AI system that learns to recognise a context-free grammar?

Suppose I have context-free grammar (CFG) $L$ that pumps out words in that language. I want a machine learning system that can detect if a word $w$ came from $L$ or not. It has access to a stream from ...
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How to determine if an Amazon review is likely to be fake using text classification

I'm currently in the research stage of building a web app in ASP.NET where the user can input a URL to an Amazon product, then the app would determine how likely its reviews are to be genuine. I need ...
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Are there any projects that can measure the concept similarity between texts?

Are there any algorithms or software libraries that can be used to detect the similarity of concepts in text, regardless of articulation, grammar, synonyms, etc.? For example, these phrases: Outside, ...
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Are there papers about automatic punctuation of written text?

I am building a system that should take text without punctuation and automatically add punctuation. I found some papers about automatic punctuation, but they are mostly about spoken language ...
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What is USV In NLP?

3 SVD Based Methods For this class of methods to find word embeddings (otherwise known as word vectors), we first loop over a massive data set and accumulate word co-occurrence counts in some form of ...
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Problem with the PLN classifier

I'm developing a chatbot, and to get the answer I'm using the Naive Bayes classifier by sorting the questions and answers. For those who want to see the whole project code and more definitions follow ...
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Advanced NLG - robot journalist

I want to produce a bot in Python that automatically generates short football summaries from Whoscored data. For my first stage I generate the articles with different sentence templates and lots of ...
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How can I determine if an input sentence is consistent with a certain subject?

How can I determine if an input sentence is consistent with a certain subject? For example, suppose I am given the following dataset. ...
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Identify “actionable” intents in email messages

I am trying to build a model which would take an email message (in English, extracted subject, and body of the email) and identify if it has a question, request or a proposal. Basically, I would like ...
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Tagging parts of speech when proper noun is a composite

By means of parts of speech tagging, words of a given sentence can be assumed to be noun/verb etc, but if the sentence is for ...
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Unsupervised alien natural language learning

While conducting research, I recently stumbled upon the deep learning and natural language processing concepts. In this question they say that the ‘grammar induction’ is a ‘supervised learning’ mode. ...
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How to generate question answer data set like babi from books

I wanted to train a chat bot for answering questions from books. I am trying to use Dynamic Memory Networks to do so. How can I generate a data set like facebook did in case of babi tasks so that it ...
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Why is the perplexity a good evaluation metric for chatbots?

A few papers I have come across say that BLEU is not an appropriate evaluation metric for chatbots, so they use the perplexity. First of all, what is perplexity? How to calculate it? And why is ...
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Is language understanding possible without qualia?

I feel that many words if not all of them have a direct mapping to some kind of inner subjective experience, to a physical object, mental feeling, process or some other kind of abstract thing. Given ...
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RL to generate sentences

I want to develop a system to generate grammatically correct sentences. The input would be some words. The output would be a grammatically correct human-like sentence. Eg: Input: capital, Paris, ...
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How can I generate natural language sentences given logical structures that contain the subject, verb and target?

I have a group of structures in a program that are very specific on their meaning, eg. this is a piece of code ...
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Has anyone attempted to train an AI to learn all languages?

It seems that most projects attempt to teach the AI to learn individual, specific languages. It occurs to me that there are relations in written and spoken words and phrases across languages - most ...
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What are the most recent and influential breakthroughs in NLP?

I'm looking at the history of NLP, starting in the 1950s, with the Georgetown–IBM experiment. What are examples of the most recent (e.g. in the last 5-10 years) and influential breakthroughs in ...
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What roles knowledge bases play now and will play in the future?

Nowadays, artificial intelligence seems almost equal to machine learning, especially deep learning. Some have said that deep learning will replace human experts, traditionally very important for ...
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How do I use a taxonomy and the support vector machine for question classification?

I am going to develop an open-domain natural language question-answering (NLQA) system, and will use the support vector machine (SVM) as the machine learning (ML) model for question classification. ...
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Is there a central focus on the communication methods between AI and humans?

AI is developing at a rapid pace and is becoming very sophisticated. One aspect will include the methods of interaction between AI and humans. Currently the interaction is an elementary interaction ...
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How can Viv generate new code based on some user's query?

I have been looking into Viv, an artificial intelligent agent in development. Here is a demonstration of Viv (by Dag Kittlaus). Based on what I understand, this AI can generate new code and execute it ...
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Which parsing algorithm can I use for NLP question answering system?

I am currently working on my last project before graduating. For this project, I have to develop a Natural Language Question Answering System. Now, I have read quite some research papers regarding ...
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How can I convert an input Natural Language QA to a MDX q

I am researching Natural Language Processing (NLP) to develop a NL Question Answering system. The answering part is already done. So processing the question remains, along with the questions regarding ...
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How do English language robots work?

By English language robots I mean something like this: http://www.tolearnenglish.com/free/celebs/audreyg.php I don't know what they called exactly, but interested to know how they work and how can I ...
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Has any schema-agnostic database engine been implemented?

Has any schema-agnostic database engine been implemented?
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Could AI be used to generate questions from a database input?

I confront to the next scenario: Let's say I have stored data about football matches between different teams: lineups, scorers, yellow cards, and many other events. I need to generate everyday some ...
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Is there an AI model for generating sarcastic sentences?

I am currently working on an Android AI app. I am aware of AI models to generate random sentences. However, is there an AI model for generating sarcastic sentences?
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How could an AI interpret the requests of a human without the human needing to specify every detail?

Let the request be the thing that we asked the AI to do, not necessarily using commands. Nowadays, we have our personal AI in our devices: Siri by Apple, Cortana by Microsoft, and so on. Most times, ...
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Has anyone used YodaQA for natural language processing?

Has anyone used YodaQA for natural language processing? How easy is it to link to a document database other than Wikipedia? We're thinking we can create a bot to use AI to analyze our developer and ...

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