Messing around with STM, part IIIb: model analysis

This is the fourth of a series of posts where I explore the application of structural topic models and its R implementation. The other posts are here, here and here; while this is the github repository with the jupyter notebooks where the contents of the posts are better integrated with code snippets and visualizations. The …

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Messing around with STM, part IIIa: model selection

This is the third of a series of posts where I explore the application of structural topic models and its R implementation. The other posts are here and here; while here is the github repository with the jupyter notebooks where the contents of the posts are better integrated with code snippets and visualizations. The notebook with the …

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Messing around with STM – Part II – Data cleaning

This is the second of a series of posts where I explore the application of structural topic models and its R implementation. The first post is here; while here is the github repository with the jupyter notebook containing basically the contents of the posts and the code chunks, and some of the functions I used.  …

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Messing around with STM – Part I, Web Scraping

Introduction As the second semester of my Master’s degree is finally wrapping up (two more to go), I suddenly found myself with some spare time, which I decided to employ to mess around a bit with Structural Topic Model (STM) and its R implementation, aptly named stm. As I mentioned in my previous post, it …

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