A week-long road trip in Meghalaya

This December first week I was on a week long road trip in Meghalaya, visiting Shillong, Cherrapunji, Nongriat, Wahkhen, Mawlynnong and Shnongpdeng. Check out the road trip guide.

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NLP: Question Classification using Support Vector Machines [spacy][scikit-learn][pandas]

Past couple of months I have been working on a Question Answering System and in my upcoming blog posts, I would like to share some things I learnt in the whole process. I haven't reached to a satisfactory accuracy with the answers fetched by the system, but it is work in progress. Adam QAS on … Continue reading NLP: Question Classification using Support Vector Machines [spacy][scikit-learn][pandas]

Why Natural Language Processing can be hard?

Following are my notes for the video lectures of IIT-K, NPTEL, NLP course. (Not orgnanized properly, will do them soon.) "Language is the foundation of civilization. It is the glue that holds a people together. It is the first weapon drawn in a conflict." - ¬†Arrival (2016). Problems in NLP : Ambiguity Open Domain Relation … Continue reading Why Natural Language Processing can be hard?

Dependency Parsing in NLP

Syntactic Parsing or Dependency Parsing is the task of recognizing a sentence and assigning a syntactic structure to it. The most widely used syntactic structure is the parse tree which can be generated using some parsing algorithms. These parse trees are useful in various applications like grammar checking or more importantly it¬†plays a critical role … Continue reading Dependency Parsing in NLP