NLU is helping computers interpret human language. It’s a form of AI that helps computers identify the context and grammatical use of words in sentences.

By using natural language processing (NLP), machines can decipher human speech and text to translate it, find important information in documents, analyse it and respond to questions.

But which part of an NLP system allows machines to grasp the meaning of a question or ‘understand’ what a sentence means? That would be NLU.

Take a look at our infographic for a better understanding:

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AI-powered technology has become paramount to businesses wanting to extract meaning from their data. And NLP can help make that easier. To find out how, read our article, What is natural language processing?
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