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Natural Language Processing in Action, Second Edition

Published by Manning
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

Develop your NLP skills from scratch! This revised bestseller now includes coverage of  the latest Python packages, Transformers, the HuggingFace packages, and chatbot frameworks.

Natural Language Processing in Action has helped thousands of data scientists build machines that understand human language. In this new and revised edition, you’ll discover state-of-the art NLP models like BERT and HuggingFace transformers, popular open-source frameworks for chatbots, and more. As you go, you’ll create projects that can detect fake news, filter spam, and even answer your questions, all built with Python and its ecosystem of data tools.

Natural Language Processing in Action, Second Edition is your guide to building software that can read and interpret human language. This new edition is updated to include the latest Python packages and comes with full coverage of cutting-edge models like BERT, GPT-J and HuggingFace transformers.

Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

Hobson Lane is a data scientist and machine learning engineer. He has over twenty years experience building autonomous systems and NLP pipelines for both large corporations and startups. Currently, Hobson is an instructor at UCSD Extension and Springboard, and the CTO and cofounder of Tangible AI and ProAI.org.

Maria Dyshel is a social entrepreneur and artificial intelligence expert. She held a variety of AI research, engineering, and management roles in diverse industries, from designing and improving algorithms for autonomous vehicles, to implementing company-wide Conversational AI program in one of the world's largest pharma companies. Maria is currently the CEO and cofounder of Tangible AI.

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