Natural Language Processing (NLP)

Updated Sept 29, 2020 · 2 min read

What is natural language processing?

Natural language processing (NLP) is a branch of artificial intelligence for aiding computers in understanding and deriving meaning from natural human language. Products like Amazon Echo, Apple Siri, and Google Translate use natural language processing to comprehend and respond to spoken commands.

Machines that use natural language processing typically capture audio from a human, convert the audio to text, process the text as data, and then convert the text to audio so the machine can respond to the human.

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