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Radim, Gensim and RaRe Technologies

Radim Řehůřek gensim, Machine Learning Leave a Comment

Racing through 2016 with so much on the front burner and yet it is timely to pause for a quick update on the launch of my new machine learning company, RaRe Technologies. The Start of Something Exciting I’ve heard from a few people who were confused when they received a recent newsletter from “RaRe Technologies”, when they signed up for …

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Go, Games, Strategy and Life: The Big Picture

Radim Řehůřek Go, Machine Learning 8 Comments

Everyone and their dog have shared their opinion on the recent Google AlphaGo commotion of AI beating Fan Hui, a pro player, and its upcoming match against Lee Sedol. As an avid Go player, as well as a machine learning practitioner with a long history of programming game AIs, I have a different perspective on what AlphaGo’s victories ultimately mean …
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Doc2vec tutorial

Radim Řehůřek gensim, programming 89 Comments

The latest gensim release of 0.10.3 has a new class named Doc2Vec. All credit for this class, which is an implementation of Quoc Le & Tomáš Mikolov: “Distributed Representations of Sentences and Documents”, as well as for this tutorial, goes to the illustrious Tim Emerick. Doc2vec (aka paragraph2vec, aka sentence embeddings) modifies the word2vec algorithm to unsupervised learning of continuous …