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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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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 …