5.2 Turning Tweets into Knowledge: An Introduction to Text Analytics

5.2 Turning Tweets into Knowledge: An Introduction to Text Analytics

Quick Question

Which of these problems is the least likely to be a good application of natural language processing?

 Processing medical records to extract symptoms  close
 Judging the winner of a poetry contest  check
 Flagging customer reviews on Amazon as problematic  close
 Automatically organizing emails based on their content  close
Check Show Solution

Explanation Judging the winner of a poetry contest requires a deep level of human understanding and emotion. Perhaps someday a computer will be able to accurately judge the winner of a poetry contest, but currently the other three tasks are much better suited for natural language processing.

Course Info

Learning Resource Types

theaters Lecture Videos
notes Lecture Notes
assignment_turned_in Problem Sets with Solutions