Latent Semantic Analysis


Oct 25, 2021 6:00 PM — 7:00 PM

Speaker(s): Nisreen Bahrainwala
Topic: Latent Semantic Analysis: An Overview

Latent Semantic Analysis is one of the many methods used to help computers “understand” meaning behind words and phrases, aiding with tasks such as search response relevance. This discussion will introduce the concept of LSA, some of the methods used during its development, and then explore how this technology has shaped modern NLP methods.

Supplemental Resources

A Solution to Plato’s Problem: The Latent Semantic Analysis Theory of Acquisition, Induction, and Representation of Knowledge
An Introduction to Latent Semantic Analysis