Introduction to Topic Modeling

Introduction to Topic Modeling -- Large

Become more knowledgeable about topic modeling and one if its more commonly used methods, latent Dirichlet allocation (LDA). The slide deck provides a narrative outline of how LDA works so you can more intuitively understand this probabilistic technique, including what it assumes, and what its limitations are. After completing the slide deck, you will have the opportunity to complete two activities using an interactive LDA topic modeling application.

Select the Slide Deck for background on this topic. Then use the Links to Platform to try the exercises yourself. Your instructor may have additional guidance regarding the use of this Teaching Tool.