With the increasing importance of the Web and other text-heavy application areas, the demands for and interest in both text mining and natural language processing (NLP) have been rising. We have focused on solutions to the problem of data deluge by replacing or supplementing the human reader with automatic systems undeterred by the text explosion.
We develop software that analyses large collections of documents to discover previously unknown information. The information might be relationships or patterns that are buried in the document collection and which would otherwise be extremely difficult, if not impossible, to discover.
Some of our work in NLP includes: