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Devashish’s Student Incubator Live-Blog: a Chronicle of Implementing Topic Coherence Metrics in Gensim

Devashish Deshpande gensim, Student Incubator 1 Comment

10th August : PyCon Delhi Planning to give some open space and lightening talks on gensim at pycon India in September. Hopefully we’ll also be able to organize a sprint there. 1st August : Plugging in your own model You can use the topic coherence pipeline to plug in your own topic model too. If you can extract the topics …

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Bhargav’s Google Summer of Code 2016 Live-Blog: a Chronicle of Dynamic Topic Models

Bhargav Srinivasa Google Summer of Code 2016, Student Incubator 1 Comment

September 2nd, 2016 It’s celebration time – I’ve officially cleared Google Summer of Code 2016! 😀 😀 It’s been an absolutely awesome experience, I’ve had great mentors in Lev and Radim and I’ve learned so, so much. You can see the result of my work here in this notebook tutorial – link. And you can follow the extra features which …

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Understanding and Coding Dynamic Topic Models

Bhargav Srinivasa Google Summer of Code 2016, Student Incubator Leave a Comment

Around a month into GSoC and into coding Dynamic Topic Models, there have been many challenges and experiences along the way. Before getting into the problems I faced, I’ll briefly describe what Dynamic Topic Models are. It would be helpful to read my previous blog post where I described Topic Models, first. You can also just do a quick google …

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Topic Modelling and Coloring Document Words

Bhargav Srinivasa gensim, Google Summer of Code 2016, Student Incubator Leave a Comment

My second Google Summer of Code blog post is going to be a wee bit more technical – I’m going to briefly describe what topic models do, before linking to a tutorial I wrote which will teach you how to do some cool stuff with Topic Models and gensim. Very, very briefly – given a collection of documents, topic models …

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2016 Student Data Science Programs with RaRe Technologies

Chris Lakatos gensim, Machine Learning, programming, Student Incubator 2 Comments

RaRe Technologies is deeply rooted in the open source community and we are always seeking out opportunities to dedicate our experience and time to the next generation of computer scientists. Often the first step is to connect ambitious students to the resources they need to truly make an impact with hands-on projects and mentorship. These up and coming students have …

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2016 Student Incubator – Week 1 Implementing Topic Coherence Metrics in Gensim

Devashish Deshpande gensim, Student Incubator Leave a Comment

Here’s my first post as part of the RaRe Technologies Incubator Programme! Over the course of this summer I will be working on (and hopefully improving) the functionality of gensim, an open source library for topic modelling. My interest in machine learning and natural language processing started when I took an online course on machine learning by BerkeleyX. I was …

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Google Summer of Code 2016 – Week 1 on Dynamic Topic Models

Bhargav Srinivasa Google Summer of Code 2016, Student Incubator Leave a Comment

It’s been around a month since being selected to participate in Google Summer of Code 2016 with NumFOCUS and Gensim, and it’s been quite exhilarating. My tryst with Gensim started when I was looking for ways to model evolution of topics in Software Engineering research, and Dynamic Topic Models was an obvious choice. While I initially worked with the original …