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Getting Started with Natural Language Processing

Humans communicate with language, but computers communicate with data. Discover how to translate between the two in this course.

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  • Skill level

    Beginner
  • Time to complete

    Average based on combined completion rates — individual pacing in lessons, projects, and quizzes may vary
    1 hour
  • Certificate of completion

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  • Prerequisites

    None

About this course

From your virtual assistant recommending a restaurant to that terrible autocorrect you sent your parents, natural language processing (NLP) is a rapidly growing presence in our lives. NLP is all about how computers work with human language. Don’t just use NLP tools — make them!

Skills you'll gain

  • Use basic text pre-processing techniques

  • Gain familiarity with various types of language models

  • Use topic modeling to understand a text

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Meet the creator of the course
Kenny Lin
Web Development Domain Manager at Codecademy
Kenny is the Domain Manager for the Web Development Domain at Codecademy. He contributed to a wide range of courses and paths at Codecademy, including JavaScript, Bootstrap, Handlebars, Phaser.js, Go, Swift, TypeScript, and Lua.

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  • Brilliant learning experience. Very interactive. Literally a game changer if you're learning on your own.
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