Natural Language Processing

Spotlight on ‘Lawtech’: how machine learning is disrupting the legal sector

Written by Jen Clark | December 11, 2017 | Business

Ask a lawyer to describe their daily work, and you’ll probably hear the words ‘document-intensive’ in response. It’s an apt description. The legal profession is overburdened with paperwork. Legal rulings, past cases, contracts and myriad other papers contribute to a data proliferation that is hard to keep on top of. Unfortunately, failing to keep on ...read more


Fast start in cognitive innovation: IBV report summary

Written by Jen Clark | February 14, 2017 | White Paper

Top performers share how they are moving quickly In collaboration with Oxford Economics, the IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) undertook an executive report to discover how businesses can realize the full potential of big data analytics and cognitive computing. We surveyed 6,050 C-suite executives worldwide to identify cognitive innovators and reveal what they are ...read more


Humans and systems: Creating natural interfaces to augment human ability

Written by Karen Lewis | November 10, 2016 | Robotics

Natural Language Processing is the key to enabling devices to listen, learn, and act appropriately by understanding data and language in context. Summary Imagine a world where artificial intelligence and cognitive computing work in tandem with humans. Natural Language Processing (NLP) can help to facilitate interactions between users and systems. A system can be a ...read more