Natural Language Understanding Wiki
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This page lists broad applications of NLP techniques...

Special modalities[]

  • Audio
    • Voice command/assistant
    • Automatic transcript
  • OCR
    • Digitization
    • Digital humanities: Strange et al. (2014)[1]

Text or modality-independent[]

  • Analysis (text --> labels)
    • Social monitoring
    • Market intelligence/Survey analysis
    • CV screening (recruitment)
    • Language check (grammar, fluency, naturalness, etc.)
    • Customer support (matching questions with answers in a knowledge base)
    • Email filtering
  • Indexing/retrieval (text --> index)
    • Targeted advertising
    • Recommender systems
    • Information retrieval: Baeza-Yates (2014)[2]
    • Knowledge management (e.g. in healthcare, government)
  • Generation (... --> text)
    • Machine translation
    • Copywriting
    • autocorrect/autocomplete
    • chatbots

References[]

  1. Strange, C., Mcnamara, D., Wodak, J., & Wood, I. (2014). Mining for the Meanings of a Murder : The Impact of OCR Quality on the Use of Digitized Historical Newspapers. Digital Humanities Quarterly, 8(1), 1–17.
  2. Baeza-Yates, R. (2004). Challenges in the interaction of information retrieval and natural language processing. In Proceedings of 5th international conference on Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing (CICLing) (pp. 445–456).
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