Is Google’s Cloud-Based Natural Language Processing a Breakthrough?
– Google recently unveiled what it calls a “Cloud Natural Language API”—basically a cloud-based natural language processing service. The launch was announced July 20, 2016 announcement on the search giant’s blog.
The service comprises entity recognition (e.g., categorizing words as names, locations, expressions), sentiment analysis (e.g., categorizing opinions as positive, negative, or neutral), and syntax analysis. We covered what Google was doing in the area of syntactic parsing back in May.