Natural Language Processing: A branch of AI that interacts between computers & human language

Isn’t it wonderful when we humans have meaningful conversations with our friends? But what if we are alone and we expect the computer to understand us too? Sounds funny but is technically a very smart question, and this is where Natural Language Processing (NLP) comes to work. Natural Language Processing creates a thread of understanding between humans and computers by using natural language. It performs certain activities like processing and analyzing human language to make sure that the computer can understand the context behind the words and phrases referred to by us. NLP comes under the sector of AI and works for sub-sectors such as text classification, sentiment analysis, machine translation, chatbots, and speech recognition. For instance, whenever we try to convince our friends to help us we use various emotional techniques, the same goes with NLP. It uses various techniques to build a structure that helps the computer to understand the data and make predictions about the langua