[Topic-models] Success of LDA in real world applications

Laura Dietz dietz at informatik.hu-berlin.de
Wed Feb 21 04:36:11 EST 2007


Saira,

>   I came across the following comment recently,
> 
> "LDA as well as pLSA are very popular in the literature, but all
> examples of their use on text, when carefully considered, are
> unsuccessful."


where did you come across this statement?

I have to confess that I don't know of any wide spread applications
based on LDA. So far I thought it might need some time before
practitioners are aware of LDA/pLSA.

Yours,
	Laura

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