Deep Learning for Natural Language Processing (NLP)

Data and AI
Data Science

Harness the power of Deep Learning for natural language. Based on Xebia Data’s extensive experience in solving NLP problems, this practical, 3-day course teaches you how to apply deep learning in various NLP contexts, including text classification, text summarization, and question answering.

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What will you learn?

After the training, you will be able to:

Apply existing models to your text data for various tasks (e.g., text classification, generation, translation, etc.). 

Select the appropriate pre-trained model to solve your data problem. 

Finetune existing models on your own datasets for optimal results. 

Understand existing pre-trained models, transformer architectures, and challenges in NLP more deeply. 

Deal with data limitations. 

Key takeaways

Out-of-the-Box Pipelines 

  1. Text classification 
  2. Text generation 
  3. Translation 
  4. Zero-shot learning, and more! 

Going Deeper 

  1. Understanding transformer architecture 
  2. Navigating pre-trained models 
  3. Transfer learning and model finetuning 
  4. Embedding lookups with FAISS 
  5. Custom pipelines & tokenizers 


  • NLP concepts: history, transformers, BERT, HuggingFace, and more 
  • Sentiment analysis with deep learning 
  • Out-of-the-box pipelines & unpacking the pipeline 
  • Build your own emoji recommender system 

Who is it for?

This training is for those looking for a practical course focusing on applying state-of-the-art language models to text-data problems.  


You should be familiar with Python and basic data science concepts (train vs. test set, etc.).

Familiarity with Deep Learning is beneficial but optional. 

What else
should I know?

After registering for this training, you will receive a confirmation email with practical information. A week before the training, we will ask you about any dietary requirements and share literature if you need to prepare.

See you soon!

Course information

All literature and course materials are included in the price. 

All literature and course materials are included in the price. 

After registering for this course, you will receive a confirmation email with practical information. 

Meet the Trainers

James Hayward

Meet James Hayward, a data science trainer at Xebia Academy. Get to know him here.

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