Natural Language Processing Fundamentals
Date: 8 May 2023 | 9am–5.30pm | Online
Duration: 1 Day
Natural Language Processing (NLP) is one of the important subfields of Artificial Intelligence. It allows machines to understand human language and has a clear and impact on our lives. Even though this field has been around for a long time, it has become even more important in this information age not just from a research standpoint but also from a practical standpoint. This course will cover both the theoretical foundation and hands-on experience for learners who want to implement NLP applications. The course will also cover general strategies for improving the performance of NLP applications.
This module is part of Professional Certificate in Text Processing.
This course will equip learners with the following competencies:
- theoretical foundations to Natural Language Processing (NLP)
- basic machine learning foundations to build NLP applications (such as text classifiers)
- skills and intuition for building a NLP pipeline
Who Should Attend
AI/ML Executives and Engineers, Data Analysts
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Dr Lek Hsiang Hui
Dr Lek Hsiang Hui
Dr Lek Hsiang Hui is a Specialist in Data Analytics, System Analysis and Development. He is an IT techie who is passionate about computer systems and technology.
He is involved in a few startups and is constantly looking into innovative IT solutions which can be translated to business ideas, with the recent one in the area of Big Data Analytics. He is also a mobile application developer and has produced more than 10 mobile apps.
Dr Lek has been teaching various undergraduate courses and executive courses in National University of Singapore (NUS) since 2006. Some of these modules include programming methodology, enterprise system analysis and development, and data mining. During this period, he has won a number of teaching awards such as NUS Annual Teaching Excellence Award (2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18) and NUS Annual Teaching Excellence Honor Roll (2018/19), Faculty Teaching Excellence Award (2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17), and Faculty Teaching Excellence Award Honor Roll (2017/18).
Dr Lek received his Doctor of Philosophy (Information Systems) from NUS in 2013. His research area is in Natural Language Processing (Sentiment Analysis). He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree (1st class Honors) in Computer Engineering from NUS.
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Course Fee Breakdown
Singapore Citizens39 years old or younger
Singapore Citizen40 years old or older