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Dipanjan SarkarText Analytics with Pythonhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4354-1_5

5. Text Classification

Dipanjan Sarkar1 
Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Learning to process and understand text is one of the first, yet most essential, steps on the journey to getting meaningful insights from textual data. While it is important to understand language syntax, structure, and semantics, it is not sufficient on its own to be able to derive useful patterns and insights and get maximum use out of vast volumes of text data. Knowledge of language processing coupled with concepts from artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning help in building intelligent systems, which can leverage text data and help solve real-world ...

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