What is Natural Language Processing (NLP)?

Natural Language Processing (NLP) is a form of Artificial Intelligence which processes language.

Natural Language Processing (NLP) has existed for more than 50 years and has roots in the field of linguistics. It has a variety of real-world applications in a number of fields, including medical research.

NLP is opening up new possibilities for how we can evaluate free speech for how we can evaluate free speech to help identify and predict psychiatric illness in patients. As NLP and machine learning capabilities become more sophisticated, automated speech analysis can predictive power that exceeds today’s standard clinical evaluation methodologies and scoring systems.

Why is NLP important? How do we use NLP models at Akrivia Health?