Practical NLP Podcast 37: The Meta Model part 3 – Deletions, And How To Use The Meta Model In Practice

Meta Model deletionsThis week’s episode concludes our exploration of the Meta Model with the group of patterns we can class as Deletions, and the associated questions to recover the missing information.

We also include some vital tips for using the Meta Model in practice, so you don’t become a ‘Meta Model Monster’ and annoy everyone around you.


  • The unfortunate side-effect of language that tricks us into believing that abstract concepts are real
  • Why Meta Model patterns are not “violations” and the questions aren’t “challenges” – no matter what you may have read in NLP books
  • The vital tips that will let you use the Meta Model without getting slapped!

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Duration: 15m12s

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