Vol. 5, Issue 4 (2020)
Natural language processing and its significance at higher education
Author(s): T Kondala Rao, Alankrita Saxena
Abstract: The paper aims to highlight the significance of natural language processing at higher education and how does it influence students’ learning by making the technology accessible to all across the world. NLP is involved in each and every technology that students take into the consideration by studying, learning, discovering new information and exploring the different fields of knowledge. Natural language processing usually shortened as NLP and is a branch of Artificial Intelligence that deals with interaction between computers and humans. In the field of education NLP is getting upgraded and prominent day by day as students who are pursuing higher education use NLP for text analysis, checking up of plagiarism and summarization of the whole document. In this modern era where whole world is running business, learning deals and shopping online, E- learning applications and tools provide assistance to the learner to improve their education. Teachers are also getting friendly with technology and enhancing students’ skills in the field of Artificial Intelligence. NLP is widely integrated with the large number of educational content such as science, linguistics, e- learning, evaluation system and contributes resulting positive outcomes in other educational settings such as schools, higher education system and universities.