New breed of NLP model learns finance better, study finds

Models trained by looking at sentences beat conventional approaches that contextualise words


A new class of natural language processing (NLP) models trained to catch the drift of sentences — rather than the meaning of single words — may beat the models many investors are currently using to analyse text data.

Academics found in a recent study that a sentence-based NLP model outstripped standard models, including those trained specifically to understand financial terms.

The exercise is a first test, the researchers say, with more work to be done. But the findings suggest quants might

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