natural language processing

5月 302018
 

Maybe you’ve heard of text analytics (or natural language processing) as a way to analyze consumer sentiment. Businesses often use these techniques to analyze customer complaints or comments on social media, to identify when a response is needed. But text analytics has far more to offer than examining posts on [...]

5 remarkable uses for text analytics was published on SAS Voices by Tom Sabo

1月 262018
 

A chatbot is a computer program that uses natural language processing (NLP) and artificial intelligence to simulate human conversation and derive a response. Essentially, it’s a machine that can chat with you or respond to your chatter. Chatbots can save time and money when used to handle simple, automated tasks.  [...]

Let's chat about chatbots was published on SAS Voices by Wayne Thompson

2月 202016
 

Don’t get me wrong. I have no doubt in the capabilities of our SAS products and SAS  solutions! But I wanted to get a firsthand experience of our new solution for text analytics, SAS Contextual Analysis 14.1. And the result is very convincing! But let’s start from the beginning. Functions […]

The post SAS® Text Analytics and Text Mining in Action: Experiences From a ‘Self-Trial’ With SAS® Contextual Analysis appeared first on The Text Frontier.

2月 112016
 

This is the first of two articles looking at how to listen to what your customers are saying and act upon it – that is, how to understand the voice of the customer. Over the last few years, one of the big uses  for SAS® Text Analytics has been to […]

The post Voice of the customer analysis (Part 1) appeared first on The Text Frontier.

2月 022016
 

Is cognitive computing an application of text mining? If you have asked this question, you are not alone. In fact, lately I have heard it quite often. So what is cognitive computing, really? A cognitive computing system, as stated by Dr. John E. Kelly III, is one that has the […]

The post Cognitive Computing - Part 1 appeared first on The Text Frontier.

1月 232016
 

Hi, there! First of all, let me introduce myself, as this is my first blog. I am Simran Bagga, and three weeks ago I became the Product Manager for Text Analytics at SAS. This role might be new to me, but text analytics is not. For the past 12 years, […]

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12月 232015
 

In today’s world of instant gratification, consumers want – and expect – immediate answers to their questions. Quite often, that help comes in the form of a live chat session with a customer service agent. The logs from these chats provide a unique analysis opportunity. Like a call center transcript, […]

The post Come chat with us! appeared first on The Text Frontier.

12月 012015
 

Recently, I have been thinking about how search can play more of a part in discovery and exploration with SAS Text Miner. Unsupervised text discovery usually begins with a look at the frequent or highly weighted terms in the collection, perhaps includes some edits to the synonym and stop lists, […]

The post Focusing your Text Mining with Search Queries appeared first on The Text Frontier.

9月 012015
 

When I ask people what they know about Denmark they often mention Hans Christian Andersen. He was born in Denmark in 1805 and is one of the most adored children’s authors of all time. Many of his fairy tales are known worldwide as they have been translated into more than […]

The post Detect the expected and discover the unexpected - Text analytics in health care appeared first on The Text Frontier.

7月 142015
 

~ This article is co-authored by Biljana Belamaric Wilsey and Teresa Jade, both of whom are linguists in SAS' Text Analytics R&D. When I learned to program in Python, I was reminded that you have to tell the computer everything explicitly; it does not understand the human world of nuance […]

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