The Microsoft Cognitive Services WebLM (Web Language Model) API offers cloud based natural language processing functionality which allows developers to make use of the big data collected by Bing in the EN-US market. Applications of this tool include calculating how often a particular sequence of words appear together, and get the list of words most likely to follow in a sequence of words. Currently, a paid plan is available, and a free option that limits transactions to 100,000 a month. The REST WebLM API uses JSON for data exchange, and API Keys for authentication.
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