Monthly Archives: May 2011

Topic Modeling Part 2

In a previous post on topic modeling, I described a topic-modeling problem we were given that could not be solved by conventional means, such as Latent Dirichlet Allocation (LDA), due to an important constraint imposed by the customer–they wanted to … Continue reading

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Fear

There is always going to be someone bigger, smarter, faster, or better looking than me–sometimes all at once–and the internet is making it harder to hide in localized pools of mediocrity. More than ever, it’s clear that prospective employers will … Continue reading

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Topic Modeling

Late in 2010, a client asked if we could help them with what turned out to be a topic modeling problem. They had already investigated, and rejected, a product that performed topic modeling because it did not give them certain … Continue reading

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A Different Approach to Named Entity Recognition Using ANNIE in GATE

This is the first of a multi-part post describing a named-entity recognizer (NER), called NAG, built using ANNIE, that replaces many of the default named entity transducers that ship with the GATE package designed to provide a more robust and … Continue reading

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