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Practical applications with deep learning
Masato Hagiwara
  • November 2021
  • ISBN 9781617296420
  • 336 pages
  • printed in black & white

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In Real-world Natural Language Processing you will learn how to:

  • Design, develop, and deploy useful NLP applications
  • Create named entity taggers
  • Build machine translation systems
  • Construct language generation systems and chatbots
  • Use advanced NLP concepts such as attention and transfer learning

Real-world Natural Language Processing teaches you how to create practical NLP applications without getting bogged down in complex language theory and the mathematics of deep learning. In this engaging book, you’ll explore the core tools and techniques required to build a huge range of powerful NLP apps, including chatbots, language detectors, and text classifiers.

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Training computers to interpret and generate speech and text is a monumental challenge, and the payoff for reducing labor and improving human/computer interaction is huge! Th e field of Natural Language Processing (NLP) is advancing rapidly, with countless new tools and practices. This unique book offers an innovative collection of NLP techniques with applications in machine translation, voice assistants, text generation, and more.

about the book

Real-world Natural Language Processing shows you how to build the practical NLP applications that are transforming the way humans and computers work together. Guided by clear explanations of each core NLP topic, you’ll create many interesting applications including a sentiment analyzer and a chatbot. Along the way, you’ll use Python and open source libraries like AllenNLP and HuggingFace Transformers to speed up your development process.

what's inside

  • Design, develop, and deploy useful NLP applications
  • Create named entity taggers
  • Build machine translation systems
  • Construct language generation systems and chatbots

about the reader

For Python programmers. No prior machine learning knowledge assumed.

about the author

Masato Hagiwara received his computer science PhD from Nagoya University in 2009. He has interned at Google and Microsoft Research, and worked at Duolingo as a Senior Machine Learning Engineer. He now runs his own research and consulting company.

The definitive reference for those of us trying to understand NLP and its applications.

Richard Vaughan, Purple Monkey Collective

Very practical book about NLP and how to use it successfully in real-world applications.

Salvatore Campagna, King

If you need to step up your game but were turned off by a difficult learning curve, then this book is for you!

Alain Lompo, ISO-Gruppe

An excellent and approachable first step in learning NLP. Well written and easy to follow.

Marc-Anthony Taylor, Blackshark.ai

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