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Hyperparameter Theft!

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Hyperparameter optimization is akin to a secret ingredient in Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory. And, much like Arthur Slugworth, there are nefarious entities afoot in the machine learning community. In this article, Chief Scientist Paul Barba goes over the ins and outs of hyperparameter theft!

Tokenization in Two Minutes

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Tokenization plays an important role in key text analytics features, like entity and theme extraction. Whether you’re building or buying, you’ve gotta know tokenization. In this two minute article, our Chief Scientist, Paul, lays out the fundamentals.

The First Meme War

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With the influx of fake news, tech companies are beginning to ponder their role in finding a solution. Is text analytics the answer?

Summarization in Under 2 Minutes

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Summarization is a lesser known solution provided by text analytics. In this post our Chief Scientist, Paul Barba, breaks down exactly what summarization is and how it works in 1 minute.

Categorization in 2 Minutes

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Our Chief Scientist Paul Barba continues to break down complex text analytics concepts in the amount of time it takes to brew a coffee. This time he explores categorization.

Machine Learning in 5 Minutes

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There’s a famous quote, supposedly from Bill Gates, that goes “A breakthrough in machine learning would be worth ten Microsofts.” In the next 5 minutes you’ll understand exactly what machine learning is and what it can do and why everyone is excited about it.

The Quick and Dirty Guide to Matrices

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Text Analytics spans two very different fields: linguistics and mathematics. Since many of us only really understand at most one of these, I’d like to demystify some of the fundamental mathematics concepts present in the […]

Understanding Polarity

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    The first step in getting computers to understand the sentiment of text is getting them to understand the sentiment behind individual words and phrases. Understanding sentiment happens on multiple levels: at the most basic, […]

5 Tips for Making Salience Work For You

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There’s a lot of ways to tune Salience: from tweaking a few, simple sentiment weights to developing custom patterns that explore the relationships between complex grammatical patterns. The quickest and easiest ways to tune the […]

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