This book offers a highly accessible introduction to natural language processing, the field that supports a variety of language technologies, from predictive text and email filtering to automatic summarization and translation. With it, you'll learn how to write Python programs that work with large collections of unstructured text. You'll access richly annotated datasets using a comprehensive range of linguistic data structures, and you'll understand the main algorithms for analyzing the content and structure of written communication. Packed with examples and exercises, Natural Language Processing with Python will help you: Extract information from unstructured text, either to guess the topic or identify "named entities" Analyze linguistic structure in text, including parsing and semantic analysis Access popular linguistic databases, including WordNet and treebanks Integrate techniques drawn from fields as diverse as linguistics and artificial intelligence This book will help you gain practical skills in natural language processing using the Python programming language and the Natural Language Toolkit (NLTK) open source library. If you're interested in developing web applications, analyzing multilingual news sources, or documenting endangered languages -- or if you're simply curious to have a programmer's perspective on how human language works -- you'll find Natural Language Processing with Python both fascinating and immensely useful.
Leverage the power of machine learning and deep learning to extract information from text data About This Book Implement Machine Learning and Deep Learning techniques for efficient natural language processing Get started with NLTK and implement NLP in your applications with ease Understand and interpret human languages with the power of text analysis via Python Who This Book Is For This book is intended for Python developers who wish to start with natural language processing and want to make their applications smarter by implementing NLP in them. What You Will Learn Focus on Python programming paradigms, which are used to develop NLP applications Understand corpus analysis and different types of data attribute. Learn NLP using Python libraries such as NLTK, Polyglot, SpaCy, Standford CoreNLP and so on Learn about Features Extraction and Feature selection as part of Features Engineering. Explore the advantages of vectorization in Deep Learning. Get a better understanding of the architecture of a rule-based system. Optimize and fine-tune Supervised and Unsupervised Machine Learning algorithms for NLP problems. Identify Deep Learning techniques for Natural Language Processing and Natural Language Generation problems. In Detail This book starts off by laying the foundation for Natural Language Processing and why Python is one of the best options to build an NLP-based expert system with advantages such as Community support, availability of frameworks and so on. Later it gives you a better understanding of available free forms of corpus and different types of dataset. After this, you will know how to choose a dataset for natural language processing applications and find the right NLP techniques to process sentences in datasets and understand their structure. You will also learn how to tokenize different parts of sentences and ways to analyze them. During the course of the book, you will explore the semantic as well as syntactic analysis of text. You will understand how to solve various ambiguities in processing human language and will come across various scenarios while performing text analysis. You will learn the very basics of getting the environment ready for natural language processing, move on to the initial setup, and then quickly understand sentences and language parts. You will learn the power of Machine Learning and Deep Learning to extract information from text data. By the end of the book, you will have a clear understanding of natural language processing and will have worked on multiple examples that implement NLP in the real world. Style and approach This book teaches the readers various aspects of natural language Processing using NLTK. It takes the reader from the basic to advance level in a smooth way.
Foster your NLP applications with the help of deep learning, NLTK, and TensorFlow Key Features Weave neural networks into linguistic applications across various platforms Perform NLP tasks and train its models using NLTK and TensorFlow Boost your NLP models with strong deep learning architectures such as CNNs and RNNs Book Description Natural language processing (NLP) has found its application in various domains, such as web search, advertisements, and customer services, and with the help of deep learning, we can enhance its performances in these areas. Hands-On Natural Language Processing with Python teaches you how to leverage deep learning models for performing various NLP tasks, along with best practices in dealing with today's NLP challenges. To begin with, you will understand the core concepts of NLP and deep learning, such as Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs), recurrent neural networks (RNNs), semantic embedding, Word2vec, and more. You will learn how to perform each and every task of NLP using neural networks, in which you will train and deploy neural networks in your NLP applications. You will get accustomed to using RNNs and CNNs in various application areas, such as text classification and sequence labeling, which are essential in the application of sentiment analysis, customer service chatbots, and anomaly detection. You will be equipped with practical knowledge in order to implement deep learning in your linguistic applications using Python's popular deep learning library, TensorFlow. By the end of this book, you will be well versed in building deep learning-backed NLP applications, along with overcoming NLP challenges with best practices developed by domain experts. What you will learn Implement semantic embedding of words to classify and find entities Convert words to vectors by training in order to perform arithmetic operations Train a deep learning model to detect classification of tweets and news Implement a question-answer model with search and RNN models Train models for various text classification datasets using CNN Implement WaveNet a deep generative model for producing a natural-sounding voice Convert voice-to-text and text-to-voice Train a model to convert speech-to-text using DeepSpeech Who this book is for Hands-on Natural Language Processing with Python is for you if you are a developer, machine learning or an NLP engineer who wants to build a deep learning application that leverages NLP techniques. This comprehensive guide is also useful for deep learning users who want to extend their deep learning skills in building NLP applications. All you need is the basics of machine learning and Python to enjoy the book.
An introduction to natural language processing with Python using spaCy, a leading Python natural language processing library. Natural Language Processing with Python and spaCy will show you how to create NLP applications like chatbots, text-condensing scripts, and order-processing tools quickly and easily. You'll learn how to leverage the spaCy library to extract meaning from text intelligently; how to determine the relationships between words in a sentence (syntactic dependency parsing); identify nouns, verbs, and other parts of speech (part-of-speech tagging); and sort proper nouns into categories like people, organizations, and locations (named entity recognizing). You'll even learn how to transform statements into questions to keep a conversation going. You'll also learn how to: Work with word vectors to mathematically find words with similar meanings (Chapter 5) Identify patterns within data using spaCy's built-in displaCy visualizer (Chapter 7) Automatically extract keywords from user input and store them in a relational database (Chapter 9) Deploy a chatbot app to interact with users over the internet (Chapter 11) "Try This" sections in each chapter encourage you to practice what you've learned by expanding the book's example scripts to handle a wider range of inputs, add error handling, and build professional-quality applications. By the end of the book, you'll be creating your own NLP applications with Python and spaCy.
Build and deploy intelligent applications for natural language processing with Python by using industry standard tools and recently popular methods in deep learning Key Features A no-math, code-driven programmer's guide to text processing and NLP Get state of the art results with modern tooling across linguistics, text vectors and machine learning Fundamentals of NLP methods from spaCy, gensim, scikit-learn and PyTorch Book Description NLP in Python is among the most sought after skills among data scientists. With code and relevant case studies, this book will show how you can use industry-grade tools to implement NLP programs capable of learning from relevant data. We will explore many modern methods ranging from spaCy to word vectors that have reinvented NLP. The book takes you from the basics of NLP to building text processing applications. We start with an introduction to the basic vocabulary along with a workﬂow for building NLP applications. We use industry-grade NLP tools for cleaning and pre-processing text, automatic question and answer generation using linguistics, text embedding, text classifier, and building a chatbot. With each project, you will learn a new concept of NLP. You will learn about entity recognition, part of speech tagging and dependency parsing for Q and A. We use text embedding for both clustering documents and making chatbots, and then build classifiers using scikit-learn. We conclude by deploying these models as REST APIs with Flask. By the end, you will be confident building NLP applications, and know exactly what to look for when approaching new challenges. What you will learn Understand classical linguistics in using English grammar for automatically generating questions and answers from a free text corpus Work with text embedding models for dense number representations of words, subwords and characters in the English language for exploring document clustering Deep Learning in NLP using PyTorch with a code-driven introduction to PyTorch Using an NLP project management Framework for estimating timelines and organizing your project into stages Hack and build a simple chatbot application in 30 minutes Deploy an NLP or machine learning application using Flask as RESTFUL APIs Who this book is for Programmers who wish to build systems that can interpret language. Exposure to Python programming is required. Familiarity with NLP or machine learning vocabulary will be helpful, but not mandatory.
This book is intended for Python programmers interested in learning how to do natural language processing. Maybe you’ve learned the limits of regular expressions the hard way, or you’ve realized that human language cannot be deterministically parsed like a computer language. Perhaps you have more text than you know what to do with, and need automated ways to analyze and structure that text. This Cookbook will show you how to train and use statistical language models to process text in ways that are practically impossible with standard programming tools. A basic knowledge of Python and the basic text processing concepts is expected. Some experience with regular expressions will also be helpful.
Discover the concepts of deep learning used for natural language processing (NLP), with full-fledged examples of neural network models such as recurrent neural networks, long short-term memory networks, and sequence-2-sequence models. You’ll start by covering the mathematical prerequisites and the fundamentals of deep learning and NLP with practical examples. The first three chapters of the book cover the basics of NLP, starting with word-vector representation before moving onto advanced algorithms. The final chapters focus entirely on implementation, and deal with sophisticated architectures such as RNN, LSTM, and Seq2seq, using Python tools: TensorFlow, and Keras. Deep Learning for Natural Language Processing follows a progressive approach and combines all the knowledge you have gained to build a question-answer chatbot system. This book is a good starting point for people who want to get started in deep learning for NLP. All the code presented in the book will be available in the form of IPython notebooks and scripts, which allow you to try out the examples and extend them in interesting ways. What You Will Learn Gain the fundamentals of deep learning and its mathematical prerequisites Discover deep learning frameworks in Python Develop a chatbot Implement a research paper on sentiment classification Who This Book Is For Software developers who are curious to try out deep learning with NLP.
Get well-versed with traditional as well as modern natural language processing concepts and techniques Key FeaturesPerform various NLP tasks to build linguistic applications using Python librariesUnderstand, analyze, and generate text to provide accurate resultsInterpret human language using various NLP concepts, methodologies, and toolsBook Description Natural Language Processing (NLP) is the subfield in computational linguistics that enables computers to understand, process, and analyze text. This book caters to the unmet demand for hands-on training of NLP concepts and provides exposure to real-world applications along with a solid theoretical grounding. This book starts by introducing you to the field of NLP and its applications, along with the modern Python libraries that you'll use to build your NLP-powered apps. With the help of practical examples, you’ll learn how to build reasonably sophisticated NLP applications, and cover various methodologies and challenges in deploying NLP applications in the real world. You'll cover key NLP tasks such as text classification, semantic embedding, sentiment analysis, machine translation, and developing a chatbot using machine learning and deep learning techniques. The book will also help you discover how machine learning techniques play a vital role in making your linguistic apps smart. Every chapter is accompanied by examples of real-world applications to help you build impressive NLP applications of your own. By the end of this NLP book, you’ll be able to work with language data, use machine learning to identify patterns in text, and get acquainted with the advancements in NLP. What you will learnUnderstand how NLP powers modern applicationsExplore key NLP techniques to build your natural language vocabularyTransform text data into mathematical data structures and learn how to improve text mining modelsDiscover how various neural network architectures work with natural language dataGet the hang of building sophisticated text processing models using machine learning and deep learningCheck out state-of-the-art architectures that have revolutionized research in the NLP domainWho this book is for This NLP Python book is for anyone looking to learn NLP’s theoretical and practical aspects alike. It starts with the basics and gradually covers advanced concepts to make it easy to follow for readers with varying levels of NLP proficiency. This comprehensive guide will help you develop a thorough understanding of the NLP methodologies for building linguistic applications; however, working knowledge of Python programming language and high school level mathematics is expected.
Implement natural language processing applications with Python using a problem-solution approach. This book has numerous coding exercises that will help you to quickly deploy natural language processing techniques, such as text classification, parts of speech identification, topic modeling, text summarization, text generation, entity extraction, and sentiment analysis. Natural Language Processing Recipes starts by offering solutions for cleaning and preprocessing text data and ways to analyze it with advanced algorithms. You’ll see practical applications of the semantic as well as syntactic analysis of text, as well as complex natural language processing approaches that involve text normalization, advanced preprocessing, POS tagging, and sentiment analysis. You will also learn various applications of machine learning and deep learning in natural language processing. By using the recipes in this book, you will have a toolbox of solutions to apply to your own projects in the real world, making your development time quicker and more efficient. What You Will LearnApply NLP techniques using Python libraries such as NLTK, TextBlob, spaCy, Stanford CoreNLP, and many more Implement the concepts of information retrieval, text summarization, sentiment analysis, and other advanced natural language processing techniques. Identify machine learning and deep learning techniques for natural language processing and natural language generation problems Who This Book Is ForData scientists who want to refresh and learn various concepts of natural language processing through coding exercises.
Get to grips with solving real-world NLP problems, such as dependency parsing, information extraction, topic modeling, and text data visualization Key FeaturesAnalyze varying complexities of text using popular Python packages such as NLTK, spaCy, sklearn, and gensimImplement common and not-so-common linguistic processing tasks using Python librariesOvercome the common challenges faced while implementing NLP pipelinesBook Description Python is the most widely used language for natural language processing (NLP) thanks to its extensive tools and libraries for analyzing text and extracting computer-usable data. This book will take you through a range of techniques for text processing, from basics such as parsing the parts of speech to complex topics such as topic modeling, text classification, and visualization. Starting with an overview of NLP, the book presents recipes for dividing text into sentences, stemming and lemmatization, removing stopwords, and parts of speech tagging to help you to prepare your data. You’ll then learn ways of extracting and representing grammatical information, such as dependency parsing and anaphora resolution, discover different ways of representing the semantics using bag-of-words, TF-IDF, word embeddings, and BERT, and develop skills for text classification using keywords, SVMs, LSTMs, and other techniques. As you advance, you’ll also see how to extract information from text, implement unsupervised and supervised techniques for topic modeling, and perform topic modeling of short texts, such as tweets. Additionally, the book shows you how to develop chatbots using NLTK and Rasa and visualize text data. By the end of this NLP book, you’ll have developed the skills to use a powerful set of tools for text processing. What you will learnBecome well-versed with basic and advanced NLP techniques in PythonRepresent grammatical information in text using spaCy, and semantic information using bag-of-words, TF-IDF, and word embeddingsPerform text classification using different methods, including SVMs and LSTMsExplore different techniques for topic modeling such as K-means, LDA, NMF, and BERTWork with visualization techniques such as NER and word clouds for different NLP toolsBuild a basic chatbot using NLTK and RasaExtract information from text using regular expression techniques and statistical and deep learning toolsWho this book is for This book is for data scientists and professionals who want to learn how to work with text. Intermediate knowledge of Python will help you to make the most out of this book. If you are an NLP practitioner, this book will serve as a code reference when working on your projects.
Write modern natural language processing applications using deep learning algorithms and TensorFlow Key Features Focuses on more efficient natural language processing using TensorFlow Covers NLP as a field in its own right to improve understanding for choosing TensorFlow tools and other deep learning approaches Provides choices for how to process and evaluate large unstructured text datasets Learn to apply the TensorFlow toolbox to specific tasks in the most interesting field in artificial intelligence Book Description Natural language processing (NLP) supplies the majority of data available to deep learning applications, while TensorFlow is the most important deep learning framework currently available. Natural Language Processing with TensorFlow brings TensorFlow and NLP together to give you invaluable tools to work with the immense volume of unstructured data in today’s data streams, and apply these tools to specific NLP tasks. Thushan Ganegedara starts by giving you a grounding in NLP and TensorFlow basics. You'll then learn how to use Word2vec, including advanced extensions, to create word embeddings that turn sequences of words into vectors accessible to deep learning algorithms. Chapters on classical deep learning algorithms, like convolutional neural networks (CNN) and recurrent neural networks (RNN), demonstrate important NLP tasks as sentence classification and language generation. You will learn how to apply high-performance RNN models, like long short-term memory (LSTM) cells, to NLP tasks. You will also explore neural machine translation and implement a neural machine translator. After reading this book, you will gain an understanding of NLP and you'll have the skills to apply TensorFlow in deep learning NLP applications, and how to perform specific NLP tasks. What you will learn Core concepts of NLP and various approaches to natural language processing How to solve NLP tasks by applying TensorFlow functions to create neural networks Strategies to process large amounts of data into word representations that can be used by deep learning applications Techniques for performing sentence classification and language generation using CNNs and RNNs About employing state-of-the art advanced RNNs, like long short-term memory, to solve complex text generation tasks How to write automatic translation programs and implement an actual neural machine translator from scratch The trends and innovations that are paving the future in NLP Who this book is for This book is for Python developers with a strong interest in deep learning, who want to learn how to leverage TensorFlow to simplify NLP tasks. Fundamental Python skills are assumed, as well as some knowledge of machine learning and undergraduate-level calculus and linear algebra. No previous natural language processing experience required, although some background in NLP or computational linguistics will be helpful.
Leverage Natural Language Processing (NLP) in Python and learn how to set up your own robust environment for performing text analytics. This second edition has gone through a major revamp and introduces several significant changes and new topics based on the recent trends in NLP. You’ll see how to use the latest state-of-the-art frameworks in NLP, coupled with machine learning and deep learning models for supervised sentiment analysis powered by Python to solve actual case studies. Start by reviewing Python for NLP fundamentals on strings and text data and move on to engineering representation methods for text data, including both traditional statistical models and newer deep learning-based embedding models. Improved techniques and new methods around parsing and processing text are discussed as well. Text summarization and topic models have been overhauled so the book showcases how to build, tune, and interpret topic models in the context of an interest dataset on NIPS conference papers. Additionally, the book covers text similarity techniques with a real-world example of movie recommenders, along with sentiment analysis using supervised and unsupervised techniques. There is also a chapter dedicated to semantic analysis where you’ll see how to build your own named entity recognition (NER) system from scratch. While the overall structure of the book remains the same, the entire code base, modules, and chapters has been updated to the latest Python 3.x release. What You'll Learn • Understand NLP and text syntax, semantics and structure• Discover text cleaning and feature engineering• Review text classification and text clustering • Assess text summarization and topic models• Study deep learning for NLP Who This Book Is For IT professionals, data analysts, developers, linguistic experts, data scientists and engineers and basically anyone with a keen interest in linguistics, analytics and generating insights from textual data.