Submitted on Oct 15, 2013


Tags : text_mining unstructured_text social_media natural_language_processing

Author : James Henderson, Principal Scientist


The advent of social media has allowed everyone to broadcast their opinion, but this rarely leads to the kind of common, shared understanding provided by traditional mass media.  On-going advances in language technology that automatically summarise large sets of opinions will enable this shared understanding of the public. The result will change the way people communicate, and with it the nature of society.


This video was one of the 4 Emerging Trends presentations given at the XRCE 20th anniversary Oct 4th 2013.


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