Deriving Personality Traits from Text

If you’d ask me, one the most compelling fields in language processing is that of authorship profiling. In this field, we try to derive specific information about an (unknown) author of text based on what he or she writes alone, using a principle called stylometry. The idea is that what…

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The (Non-)Sense of Word Vectors (1/2)

In this series of two blogs, we will investigate the usage of word vectors for a variety of applications. It is no secret that we at UnderstandLing love Deep Learning and Word Vectors in particular. The implementation of word vectors that is FastText, even more so. We even have our…

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Understanding The Possibilities of Text Analytics

It is often said that the majority of the web consist of unstructured data – data such as images, videos and text. Companies looking into big data science nowadays, tend to focus mainly on their own, structured data. This is no surprise, because analyzing unstructured forms of data unknown to…

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