natural language processing

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natural language processing

Abbreviation: NLP
1. The automated analysis of a text for phrases, meanings, or trends in word use. It is used in health care to extract information from electronic medical records, to classify and code the material found, to develop nomenclature, and to develop hypotheses about the data obtained.
2. The cognitive process by which people learn how to understand words, grammar and diction.
See also: processing
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Philips Speech Processing has added Danish, Finnish and Australian English language support for SpeechPearl and SpeechMania, the newly enhanced speech recognition and natural language recognition software for Telecom services and business applications such as speech portals, directory assistance, name dialing and customer service automation.
Philips also offers its SpeechPearl and SpeechMania natural language recognition software in U.S.
The RealSpeech toolkit allows developers to integrate true natural language understanding into dialogues that enable callers to interact with IVR and call management applications with phrases and sentences such as "I want the phone number for a restaurant in Boston that serves inexpensive French food" or "Transfer one hundred dollars from my checking account to my savings account." In addition to natural language recognition, RealSpeech contains several additional features including:

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