Classify Text into Categories with the Natural Language API
The Cloud Natural Language API lets you extract entities from text, perform sentiment and syntactic analysis, and classify text into categories. In this lab, we'll focus on text classification. Using a database of 700+ categories, this API feature makes it easy to classify a large dataset of text.
What you'll learn
Creating a Natural Language API request and calling the API with curl
Using the NL API's text classification feature
Using text classification to understand a dataset of news articles
What you'll need
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Create an API Key
Create a request to Classify a news article
Check the Entity Analysis response
Create a new Dataset and table for categorized text data