LDA-Based Topic Modelling in Javascript: An Update

I’ve just pushed a Javascript version of LDA on my github account. It’s based on my no-longer-functioning earlier work. For testing, I use a subset of the SMS Spam Corpus available here (and thus take no responsibility of the inappropriateness of the text within 🙂 ). Each topic is represented as a word cloud; the […]

Do something this summer!

The semester is ending and I am getting lots of emails from my students on how to get the most out of the summer break. So here’s a little list, in no particular order, (which I might keep on expanding later on) outlining some of the things that might make your summer productive. Make a […]

Where does the money go?

Last night, I took a look at the federal budget for 2012-2013. Apparently we will be spending about 25% in “Servicing of Domestic Debt”. Take a more detailed look here

Twingual: A twitter client for bilingual tweeple

In my last post, I highlighted some problems that I face daily while using twitter in Urdu as well in English. A few days ago, I decided to experiment with the Twitter API and write my own client to fix some of these problems. You can see the result at www.twingual.com. It is a javascript […]

DependenSee: A Dependency Parse Visualisation/Visualization Tool

  There aren’t many tools which allow you to visualise sentences parsed with dependency grammars. Here’s a small tool which generates a PNG of the dependency graph of a given sentence using the Stanford Parser. How to run: Dependency graph shown in the image above for Einey’s quote can be generated by following these steps. […]