July, 07, 2016

For those in the Washington, DC area, I will be instructing a live version of my Natural Language Processing course at General Assembly. This session will introduce students to the basics of Natural Language Processing.

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Introduction to Natural Language Processing

6:30 - 8:00PM EST
Date: 7/11/2016

Natural Language Processing is a subset of data science that focuses on taking, messy, human-created text and extracting meaningful information. Python and the Natural Language Tool Kit make great tools for exploring NLP techniques. This workshop will lay the basic foundation needed for a practical application of NLP.


  • Understanding of NLTK’s capabilities.
  • Ability to load, manipulate, and extract value from unstructured text.

Prereqs & Preparation:

  • A basic understanding of the python programming language