Building a Word Embeddings Model

Posted on Mon 28 November 2016 in data science • Tagged with python, nlp, word2vec, tensorflowLeave a comment

One of the reasons why I find Natural Language Processing interesting is that it provides you with ways to turn textual data into a numeric representation, which allows you to do comparisons and find associations between words and their context. Its very intriguing how some of these representations encode semantic meaning, and how with mathematical operation we can decompose them and get insights on how we think and communicate.

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Bukowski's Poems Sentiment Analysis

Posted on Thu 25 August 2016 in data science • Tagged with python, nlp, word2vec, bukowskiLeave a comment

As a byproduct of the neural network project that attempts to write a Bukowski poem, I ended up with this pickle file with a large sample of its poems (1363). I'll use the data to perform basic sentiment analysis on the writings, and see what insights can be extracted from them.

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