On-Demand Webinar

The Promise of Natural Language Processing (NLP)

The rising popularity of Amazon Alexa and Google Home has lead people to expect when they speak to software it will understand what to do. This concept is also ascendant in the world of data, making it easier for everyone to ask questions and conduct rapid analysis. In this webinar, we'll investigate the potential of BI software to intuitively understand human language as it is written and spoken.

View this Data Science Central webinar and learn:

  • an introduction to natural language processing (NLP)
  • examples of how NLP is already used in Tableau's geocoding and map search
  • a demonstration of some research prototypes that you might see in the not too distant future

Research papers on this topic can be found here:

About the speaker

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Vidya Setlur

Staff Research Scientist

Vidya is a research scientist at Tableau and works in the Palo Alto office. Previously, she worked as a principal research scientist at the Nokia Research Center for seven years. She earned her doctorate in computer graphics in 2005 at Northwestern University. Her research interests lie at the intersection of natural language processing (NLP) and computer graphics, in the area of content retargeting and iconography.

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