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Rolf Suurd

Experienced Consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in Java, Groovy, Scala, Kotlin, Gradle, Maven, Agile Methodologies, and Spring. Strong consulting professional graduated from Hanzehogeschool Groningen.

Text classification: algorithm vs neural networks

Text classification is the task of assigning predefined categories to free text. Documents, tweets, instagram feeds, email, basically anything that contains text. This has many interesting applications in the real world. One example
that you might be enjoying on a day to day basis is spam detection for your email. Or your news feed that is organized by topic. An example that might be more interesting to companies is sentiment analysis. How do my customers feel about my company?

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