How to hone NLP's detection skills: a cue from a super-sleuth

With a sharper focus, AI readers could help detect hidden exposures for investors

Natural language processing

Navigating the so-called mind palace—a skill that uses context to make mental connections—is an Ancient Greek technique deployed by the smartest of fictional detectives in one of his modern-day incarnations.

But could something like Sherlock’s method help investors realize the utility of natural language processing—the field of artificial intelligence that trains machines to read text—by using similar situational cues to examine a company’s exposure to new threats?

Some asset managers are

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