Toying with Word2Vec

One fascinating application of deep learning is the training of a model that outputs vectors representing words. A project written in Google, named Word2Vec, is one of the best tools regarding this. The vector representation captures the word contexts and relationships among words. This tool has been changing the landscape of natural language processing (NLP). Let’s … More Toying with Word2Vec

Talking Not So Deep About Deep Learning

On October 14, 2015, I attended the regular meeting of the DCNLP meetup group, a group on natural language processing (NLP) in Washington, DC area. The talk was titled “Deep Learning for Question Answering“, spoken by Mr. Mohit Iyyer, a Ph.D. student in Department of Computer Science, University of Maryland (my alma mater!). He is a … More Talking Not So Deep About Deep Learning

Statistics Nowadays

There is no doubt that everyone who are in the so-called big data industry must know some statistics. However, statistics means differently to different peoples. Traditional Statistics Statistics is an old field that was developed in the 18th century. In those times, people were urged to make conclusions out of a vast amount of data which … More Statistics Nowadays