NLP Analysis and Feature Engineering: Untangling the Data To Help NGOs Get Funding

March 4th, 2021

A Natural Language Processing (NLP) analysis pipeline walkthrough for feature extraction, scraping Twitter, Google, and 1200 PDF files through automated APIs. The overall approach allowed us to gather data that visualizes several billion dollars of not for profit grant

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AI Meets 96 Years Old NGO: Improving Case Management for Cross-Border Child Protection

January 19th, 2021

How can AI and Natural Language Processing (NLP) help alleviate social workers’ administrative burden in case management? By Shrey Grover and Jianna Park   The social service sector is increasingly showing an interest in turning to data-driven practices, which, u

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Understanding Nature-Based Solutions through Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning

January 13th, 2021

Nature-based solutions (NbS) can help societies and ecosystems adapt to drastic changes in the climate and mitigate the adverse impacts of such changes. By Bala Priya, Simone Perazzoli, Nishrin Kachwala, Anju Mercian, Priya Krishnamoorthy, and Rosana de Oliveira Gomes &

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Understanding Climate Change Domains through Topic Modeling

January 9th, 2021

Applying various topic modeling techniques (Top2Vec, LDA, SBERT, etc.) to extract nature-based solution (NbS) adaptation themes from text corpora. By Bala Priya C, Nishrin Kachwala, Anju Mercian, Debaditya Shome, Farhad Sadeghlo, Hussein Jawad   Although many organ

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Visualizing Climate Change Impacts and Nature Based Solutions

December 27th, 2020

Applying various data science tools and methods to visualize climate change impacts. By Nishrin Kachwala, Debaditya Shome, and Oscar Chan   Day by day, as we generate exponentially more data, we also sift through its complexity and consume more. Filtering out relev

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Using an NLP Q&A System To Study Climate Hazards and Nature-Based Solutions

December 19th, 2020

How to create a powerful NLP Q&A system in 8 weeks, that resolves queries on a domain-specific knowledge base? Authors: Aruna Sri T., Tanmay Laud     The above snapshot is a classic example of how our NLP Q&A system works. Users can ask questions perta

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