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Automating Data Extraction from Documents Using NLP

by Ed Freitas

This course will teach you to automate data extraction from documents with NLP. Dive into concise, rule-based, NLP techniques used to transform unstructured data into actionable insights, enhancing efficiency, and decision-making in data analytics.

What you'll learn

In a world of data, efficiently extracting meaningful information from unstructured documents is a coveted skill in data analytics and business intelligence. Natural Language Processing automates data extraction processes, driving efficiency and precision in your analytical endeavors. In this course, Automating Data Extraction from Documents Using NLP, you can transform unstructured text into structured, actionable data.

First, you’ll explore rule-based data extraction techniques, delving into the world of regular expressions and pattern matching to lay a solid foundation for recognizing and retrieving data.

Next, you’ll discover machine learning approaches, including classification and sequence labeling that elevate your data extraction strategies to handle more complex and varied document formats.

Finally, you’ll learn how to harness the power of deep learning, particularly attention mechanisms and transformers, to navigate through the intricacies of large and multifaceted datasets, fine-tuning your models for optimal performance.

When you finish this course, you’ll have concise skills and knowledge of Natural Language Processing techniques needed to automate data extraction processes, driving efficiency and precision in your analytical endeavors.

About the author

Eduardo is a technology enthusiast, software architect and customer success advocate. He's designed enterprise .NET solutions that extract, validate and automate critical business processes such as Accounts Payable and Mailroom solutions for all types of organizations. He's designed and supported production systems for global names such as Coca Cola, Enel, Pirelli, Fiat-Chrysler, Xerox and many others. He's a well-known specialist in the Enterprise Content Management market segment, specifically... more

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