Creating a Search Engine

The science behind finding a needle in a needlestack.

 

Language is hard. It’s very difficult to find out what people are trying to say. It’s even harder to try to search through a corpus of text to find something relevant. With so many differences in meaning and phrasing how are we supposed to find what we want? This is where topic modeling comes in.

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Recurrent Neural Networks for Beginners

What are Recurrent Neural Networks and how can you use them?

In this post I discuss the basics of Recurrent Neural Networks (RNNs) which are deep learning models that are becoming increasingly popular. I don’t intend to get too heavily into the math and proofs behind why these work and am aiming for a more abstract understanding.

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