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In this path, you'll learn to extract meaning from text, create chatbots, and build neural networks.

About this Career Path

  • Get started in AI: Use deep learning to create chatbots that resemble human language.
  • Turn language into data: Create models that can summarize at scale, identify sentiment, and spot emerging topics.
  • Prepare for your career: Get job-ready with portfolio projects and more.


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Projects you’ll build

Coffee Chatbot

Create a Python chatbot for ordering coffee!

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Perceptron Logic Gates

Train Perceptrons to work like logic gates! This simple neuron can act as an AND or an OR gate.

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Read the News Analysis

In this project you will use tf-idf to analyze a collection of news articles.

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Data Scientist: Natural Language Processing Specialist

If you want to turn human language into data and get an introduction to AI, this is the career path for you. Get the specialized skills and portfolio you need to start your career as a Natural Learning Processing Specialist in this curated career path.

Includes Python 3, SQL, pandas, scikit-learn, SpaCy, NLTK, and more

Write live code, build projects, and practice for interviews

Finish in 26 weeks with a certificate of completion

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Welcome to the Data Scientist: Natural Language Processing Specialist Career Path

Welcome to the Front-End Engineer Career Path!


Principles of Data Literacy

Discover the world of data in this fully conceptual course where you will learn how to think about, visualize, and analyze data.


Learn SQL

Learn SQL — a popular language that’s used for communicating with databases and working with data.


Python Fundamentals for Data Science (Part I)

Build a foundation in programming with Python with a focus on Data Science!


Python Fundamentals for Data Science (Part II)

Continue building your Python Skills while applying them to real data science challenges including finding and working with real data.


Portfolio Project: U.S. Medical Insurance

Use your understanding of Python syntax to sort and analyze data about U.S. medical insurance costs!


Python Pandas for Data Science

Learn how to use the Python pandas library and lambda functions for Data Science.


31 units • 59 projects • 84 lessons

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