There is so much text in our lives, we are practically drowning in it. Fortunately, there are innovative tools and techniques for managing unstructured information that can throw the smart developer a much-needed lifeline. You’ll find them in this course.
Taming Text is a practical, example-driven guide to working with text in real applications. This course introduces you to useful techniques like full-text search, proper name recognition, clustering, tagging, information extraction, and summarization. You’ll explore real use cases as you systematically absorb the foundations upon which they are built.
Written in a clear and concise style, this course avoids jargon, explaining the subject in terms you can understand without a background in statistics or natural language processing. Examples are in Java, but the concepts can be applied in any language.