People use natural languages to communicate with each other. To efficiently interact with a machine, good knowledge of programming languages is required. Natural Language Processing (NLP) is here to enable human-machine communications through natural languages. This is however, a very general notion of what NLP is. Intuitively, it may seem that an NLP-enabled application understands human speech natively, like a…...
As the title suggests, this article covers how raw text can be converted into structured data. Before going any further, a word on the terminology used here is needed. In simple terms, raw text can be thought of as a set of tokens grouped into sentences, carrying information expressed in a natural language such as English. Put simply, raw text…...
We’ve been working down through different systems and infrastructure and working on the different components to GDPR and having systems support what’s needed there. While it’s comprehensive in its stated goals (GDPR), it’s also quite broad and loose in defining how to get there from here. This has led to some interesting meetings and review sessions while people work to […]
Remember, we’re dipping our toes in the proverbial pool at this point with AI. There are incredible things going on, and things we’re learning can be applied and learned from yet again. What strikes me is that we expect all of this to be perfect at such a “young” time in the technologies. Yesterday, the editorial was about AI and […]
Interesting points about the whole artificial intelligence thought process. It’s come up before that assuring the chain of ownership and who did what to information is critical when it comes to the trust of information. If you don’t know how numbers were derived, or who modified them since they were calculated, how can you trust them? I’ve felt this uneasiness […]
There has been quite a bit done on the intelligence front with SQL Server – as in built-in functionality and changes that will help you bring these tools not only to the environment, but also to your own applications. As one example, In-database Machine Learning in SQL Server 2017 – “You can start using Python-based in-database Machine Learning Services for production […]