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FastText

Library for efficient text classification and representation learning
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What is FastText?

It is an open-source, free, lightweight library that allows users to learn text representations and text classifiers. It works on standard, generic hardware. Models can later be reduced in size to even fit on mobile devices.
FastText is a tool in the NLP / Sentiment Analysis category of a tech stack.

Who uses FastText?

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FastText's Features

  • Train supervised and unsupervised representations of words and sentences
  • Written in C++

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Gensim
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SpaCy
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Google Cloud Natural Language API
You can use it to extract information about people, places, events and much more, mentioned in text documents, news articles or blog posts. You can use it to understand sentiment about your product on social media or parse intent from customer conversations happening in a call center or a messaging app. You can analyze text uploaded in your request or integrate with your document storage on Google Cloud Storage.
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