This Ruby gem is made for interfacing with the MonkeyLearn web API. MonkeyLearn is a cloud based text mining and semantic processing service. Developers can integrate MonkeyLearn into their app for natural language processing and machine learning customized for uploaded text. Users can extract and classify content using MokneyLearn's web interface or through their APIs. MonkeyLearn hosts a web API with wrappers for major programming languages for compatibility with most applications.
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