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When an employer points out that NLP is required in a position what does he expect? Can I teach myself natural language processing theory or must know specific frameworks or what?

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This is a question for your employer, not us. –  Malfist May 31 '12 at 13:57
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Did your employer specify natural language processing or did they just say NLP? They could have meant neuro-linguistic programming because they want you to achieve personal power while working at your job! –  briddums May 31 '12 at 18:00

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I am afraid there is no general answer to your question. They may expect anything from familiarity with the terminology to PhD in computational linguistics. Can you contact them and ask for more details?

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I started off with NLP recently and thought some resources might be helpful.

  • Coursera, by Stanford, is an excellent place to start with.

In case you are looking for operative tools, which I found useful in my project, here are a few of them:

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Thanks a lot, it is very helpful indeed. –  aloneguid Jun 1 '12 at 16:54

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