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Dialect differences with Text Analytics Native Language Packs
Submitted by Rami Nuseir on Fri, 2012-11-16 19:40

Carl Lambrecht, one of our many language geniuses, wrote up a post on the Lexalytics Dev blog about how dialect differences affect text analytics, especially when taking into consideration the fact that Lexalytics only uses Native Language Packs.

He touches on a couple of great points. For instance, most dialect differences are only apparent during speech and pronunciation, not in writing, and when they do appear, Salience can often figure out what the strange new words are based on context. 

Head on over to our Dev site and check it out for the full scoop.