Bloomberg Enlists NLG to Write News Summaries

The data provider is using natural language generation to summarize news articles and write automated stories.


This line of text you are reading was written by a human. That might seem like an odd statement, but not at a time when natural language generation (NLG) has been making inroads in financial services and shaping how some firms are disseminating information.

Bloomberg has been using NLG for several years to generate automated articles, but in the last two years, it has turned its attention to building out a summarization tool. The offering uses machine learning to cluster thousands of articles

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