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Overview of Text Classification

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Total time needed: ~40 minutes
Learning Objectives
Provide an introduction to text classification.
Potential Use Cases
Newcomers to machine learning and natural language processing.
Target Audience
BEGINNER
Go through the following annotated items in order:
VIDEO 1. What Is Text Classification
Good overview of what you can use text classification for.
10 minutes
ARTICLE 2. Text Classification
This is a good overview of text classification. You can read for a few minutes and understand the general concept, or you can read more for details.
20 minutes
ARTICLE 3. Text Classification: The First Step Toward NLP Mastery
Good quick overview of text classification and some of the coding skills needed for implementation.
10 minutes
ARTICLE 4. Machine Learning, NLP: Text Classification Using Scikit-Learn, Python, and NLTK
Useful beginner-friendly coding implementation with an explanation of concepts.
20 minutes

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