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Algorithmic approach for text analysis of ingredients and instructions [closed]

Background Looking to separate lists of ingredients from instructions. Users scan recipes from 3x5 cards, magazines, cookbooks, etc. OCR software converts scanned images into plain text--typically a ...
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Is it possible to get probabilities from a support vector machine?

From what I understand, SVM's take a discrete number of x and y values from which to learn from, then when given new x values map it to one y value (category). Is it possible to use SVM's or something ...
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what do programmers dealing with data driven/machine learning related programming need?

Given the increasing amount of data generated through different web services ( social network, etc), there are must be more and more programmers who are familiar with machine learning and/or ...
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Learning the rules of chess

A similar question asks whether a computer can learn to play optimally in chess by analyzing thousands of games. If a machine can look at the state of the board for a few games of chess (or a few ...