Ed-Tech Notebook: Twitter Bullying Scanner Debuts

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Researchers who focus on educational applications for the ability of computers to interact with human language—known as natural language processing—hope that, in an ideal world, computers would be able to supplement the work of educators by performing jobs too labor intensive for humans to do thoroughly.


To that end, computer scientists at the University of Wisconsin last week announced the creation of a program designed to scour the entire world of Twitter for signs of cyberbullying, according to a story on Good Education magazine’s website.

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