Electret microphone

An electret microphone is a microphone that uses an electrostatic charge to produce a signal. The electret microphone was invented in the 1930s and has been in use ever since. The electret microphone is a popular choice for many applications, including microphones for telephones, tape recorders, and computers. The electret microphone works by converting sound … Read more

GPGPU (general purpose graphics processing unit)

A GPGPU is a graphics processing unit that is used for general purpose computing, as opposed to being used for specific tasks such as rendering graphics or playing video games. GPGPUs can be used for a wide variety of tasks, including scientific computing, data mining, machine learning, and image processing. GPGPUs are usually found in … Read more

Named entity recognition (NER)

Named entity recognition (NER) is a sub-task of information extraction that seeks to locate and classify named entities in text into pre-defined categories such as the names of persons, organizations, locations, expressions of times, quantities, monetary values, percentages, etc. NER is used in many natural language processing tasks such as question answering, machine translation, and … Read more