Definition of natural language processing in English:

natural language processing

noun

mass noun
  • The application of computational techniques to the analysis and synthesis of natural language and speech.

    ‘automated tools based on natural language processing’
    • ‘He is a software engineer currently involved in natural language processing applications.’
    • ‘The standard approach to polysemy in natural language processing has been to break down the problem into sub-tasks.’
    • ‘Linguistics and natural language processing have not been feeding into the word processor industry at all.’
    • ‘The group's interest in natural language processing is text understanding.’
    • ‘These apparatus and methods for an information retrieval system employ natural language processing of search results to improve overall precision.’
    • ‘The dream of computers being able to understand our spoken requests has been part of the artificial intelligence and natural language processing research mythos for decades.’
    • ‘The past five years have seen the emergence of robust, scalable natural language processing systems that can summarize and answer questions about online material.’
    • ‘The techniques employed are not cut and paste, but natural language processing techniques to read what is written in published news reports.’
    • ‘The product uses natural language processing to convert the relevant business information about a company into an actionable company profile.’
    • ‘Each natural language technology resolves the conflict between low development cost, flexibility and scalability, and access to deep knowledge of full-scale natural language processing with semantic analysis.’