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Class 5 Notes

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Intro to Class



1. Our Topic Models (and Our Questions)










2. The Conceptual Challenge of Topic Modeling


  • Phenomena that appear in distant reading:

          (in escalating scale of possible disturbance to humanists)


    • Pattern
    • Scale phenomena / Cyclical phenomena
    • Quantitative phenomena
    • Probabilistic phenomena
    • [Network phenomena]



Matt Burton, probability graph of topic-modeled words                                               Conceptual graph by Matt Burton





3. Making Topic Models: Theory and Practice




4. Some Exemplary Topic Modeling (in humanities)




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