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What is the difference between a hashing vectorizer and a tfidf vectorizer

I'm converting a corpus of text documents into word vectors for each document. I've tried this using a TfidfVectorizer and a HashingVectorizer I understand that a ...
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Word2Vec embeddings with TF-IDF

When you train the word2vec model (using for instance, gensim) you supply a list of words/sentences. But there does not seem to be a way to specify weights for the words calculated for instance using ...
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Using TF-IDF with other features in scikit-learn

What is the best/correct way to combine text analysis with other features? For example, I have a dataset with some text but also other features/categories. scikit-learn's TF-IDF vectorizer transforms ...
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Should I rescale tfidf features?

I have a dataset which contains both text and numeric features. I have encoded the text ones using the TfidfVectorizer from sklearn. I would now like to apply logistic regression to the resulting ...
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Weighted sum of word vectors for document similarity

I have trained a word2vec model on a corpus of documents. I then compute the term frequency (the same Tf in TfIDF) of each word in each document, multiply each words Tf by its corresponding word ...
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Online news classification

I am performing an online news classification. The idea is to recognize group of news of the same topic. My algorithm has these steps: 1) I go through a group of feeds from news sites and I recognize ...
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TS-SS and Cosine similarity among text documents using TF-IDF in Python

A common way of calculating the cosine similarity between text based documents is to calculate tf-idf and then calculating the linear kernel of the tf-idf matrix. TF-IDF matrix is calculated using ...
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TFIDF for very short sentences

I'm trying to build a regression model, in which one of the features contains text data. I was thinking in using scikit-learn's ...
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TF-IDF Features vs Embedding Layer

Have you guys tried to compare the performance of TF-IDF features* with a shallow neural network classifier vs a deep neural network models like an RNN that has an embedding layer with word embedding ...
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How to apply TFIDF in structured dataset in Python?

I know that TFIDF is an NLP method for feature extraction. and I know that there are libraries that calculate TFIDF directly from the text. This is not what I want though In my case, my text dataset ...
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Word2Vec and Tf-idf how to combine them

I'm currently working in text mining ptoject I'd like to know once I'm on vectorisation. With method is better. Is it Word2Vec or ...
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Are stopwords helpful when using tf-idf features for document classification?

I have documents of pure natural language text. Those documents are rather short; e.g. 20 - 200 words. I want to classify them. A typical representation is a bag of words (BoW). The drawback of BoW ...
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Predict the corresponding value in one column using a list of values found in another column

Please have a look at this link. This was a question I asked few months back and after some suggestions and exploring I was able to successfully use TFIDF along with MultinomialNB classifier to pretty ...
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Is it accurate to say that “K-means clustering the vectors based on keywords weight similarity”?

Long story short, I have 200 vectors as a result of TF-IDF (Term Frequency - Inverse Document Frequency) on thousands of keywords in hundreds of vectors. The total number of unique keywords that I got ...
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Predicting probability for each tag given already chosen tags

I have a set of tags (~10'000, will be extended over time) presented to a user. After he has selected 3 or more tags, I want to predict for each remaining tag what the chances are that the user will ...
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Text vectorizer that capture feature offset in the text?

I'm using sklearn Tfifdfvectorizer to extract feature from text towards text classification. I believe the information I need tends to be in the beginning of the document, so I would like to somehow ...
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TF-IDF vs TF for classification

Let's suppose that I have a dataset of 1000 documents. Each document is a restaurant review (so relatively short text) and it has labels {Negative, Indifferent, Positive}. Let's suppose that the ...
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TF-IDF not a strong measure in this senario?

I am dealing with a data where I have only two documents and there are some words which are present in both. Now Term Frequencies (tf) of these words are very high for respective single document than ...
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How to approach TF-IDf based analysis?

Problem statement : We have documents with list of words in them. Overall these documents are classified into 2 group (say, good quality vs bad) docs - ...
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When does it make sense to add numbers with different units?

Given two vectors containing numbers that have different natures / units, (example length in Meters and weight in Kilograms), does it make sense to calculate euclidean distance between these two ...
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Word representation that gives more weight to terms frequent in corpus?

The tf-idf discounts the words that appear in a lot of documents in the corpus. I am constructing an anomaly detection text classification algorithm that is trained only on valid documents. Later I ...
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Dealing with low-information centroids using Nearest Centroid Classifier and bag of words method

I am currently working on a problem where we have projects and e-mails that belong to a single project each. My goal is to create a recommendation system for incoming e-mails which presents the ...
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How to extract keywords from a list of URLs?

I have a bunch of URLs in a text file like- ...
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Why is the result of CountVectorizer * TfidfVectorizer.idf_ different from TfidfVectorizer.fit_transform()?

I have a dataframe: df = pd.DataFrame({'docs': ['gamma alfa beta beta epsilon', 'beta gamma eta',], 'labels': ['alfa alfa beta', 'gamma fi']}) I use count ...
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Alternate of TF-IDF

I had used TF-IDF for text similarity but the results were not so good. I tried to implement google universal encoding (tensorflow hub). The results were satisfactory but not upto the mark. Is there ...
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Why TF-IDF is working with Sentiment Analysis?

Word2vec looks excellent to me as representation of corpus for sentiment analysis. It has relations between words etc. TF-IDF has only weight of the word how important it is. Results with sentiment ...
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Mixing Textual Data and Numerical Data (Neural Network)

I have 2 "nature" of data (more actually if I count images data) : Textual (that I treat with special tokenization and a TfIdfVectorizer) ~ 5000 features Non textual (like length of sentences, # of ...
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DBSMOTE on Short Text Classification

I am trying to use DBSMOTE(Density-Based Synthetic Oversampling TEqnique) to on a data set of short text--tweets to be specific. This will be used to train a classifier model in a multiclass ...
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TF-IDF Augmented Frequency vs Cosine Normalization

I am using TF-IDF for text classification and have been curious about the following two concepts. The augmented term frequency which is basically used for weighting in order to eliminate the bias ...
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How to create a big data frame in Python

I have a sparse matrix, $X$, created by TfidfVectorizer and its size is $(500000, 200000)$. I want to convert $X$ to a data frame but I'm always getting a memory error. I tried ...
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Sklearn tfidf vectorize returns different shape after fit_transform()

I'm new to ML and trying out basic samples using sklearn. I have achieved converting text (single dimension) to numbers using TF-IDF and got the predictions correct. Now I have a different use-case ...
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How to process the hyphenated english words for any nlp problem?

Im doing preprocessing on english text dataset. I encounter hyphenated words like 'well-known'. Will it be useful if I remove the hyphen as special character and treat it as a single word 'wellknown' ...
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Idf values of English words

I'm working on keyword/phrase extraction from a single document. I started by doing term frequency analysis, but this returns words like "new" which aren't very helpful. So I want to penalize the ...
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TF-IDF for Topic Modeling

Can TF-IDF be used a sole method for Topic Modeling ? (I know there are better methods like LDA , LSA etc) I just want to understand if TF-IDF alone can help us in Topic modeling . If yes , can ...
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How to implement HashingVectorizer in multinomial naive bayes algorithim

I had used TfidfVectorizer and passed it through MultinomialNB for document classification, It was working fine. But now I need to pass a huge set of documents for ex above 1 Lakh and when I am ...
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tf-idf for sentence level features

Many papers mention comparing sentences using the tf-idf metric, e.g. Paper. They state: The first one is based on tf-idf where the value of the the corresponding dimension in the vector ...
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How to decide to go with BOW or TFIDF

I know that there are methods that help in selecting features such as Matual Info, and Info Gain, etc. But for datasets with thousands of records and thousands of features it is time consuming to ...
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Unable to save the TF-IDF vectorizer

I'm workig on multi-label classification problem. I'm facing issue while saving the TF-IDf verctorizer and as well as model using both pickle and joblib packages. Below is the code: ...
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Algorithm for document retrieval in QA system

I am working with question answering and machine reading comprehension system. I want to match questions and documents (around 100,000 docs) in database. I've used tf-idf but it accuracy is about 55% ...
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Integer encoding and weighing when one feature consists of more names [closed]

Hello I am trying to make a content based movie recommendation system and one feature is genre of the movie. I will give an integer number to each genre randomly. However, some movies are of more than ...
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How come same cluster category be separated?

I have these 200 vectors which were clustered using K-means clustering based on keywords weight similarity that was given by TF-IDF (Term Frequency - Inverse Document Frequency). The vectors were ...
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What is the formula and log base for idf?

To calculate tf-idf, we do: tf*idf tf=number of times word occurs in document What is formula for idf and log base: Log(number of documents/number of documents containing the word) Log((1+number ...
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Using TF-IDF for feature extraction in Sentiment Analysis

I am working on sentiment analysis for twitter data, for which I have used Vader to get an approximation of sentiment for a tweet. Along with, I have used TF-IDF for feature extraction. These feature ...
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How do we decide on the classification algorithm to use with huge training size?

I am solving a questions binary classification problem and the training size for this is huge(291 billion). The data has bloated because of using tfidfvectorizerfor ...
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Checking TF-IDF Results

I am working with TF-IDF and cosine similarity to do document comparisons and given a document, which document in the data is the most similar. However, sometimes it returns a high similarity between ...
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Does it make sense to use TF-IDF to extract most important tokens from a corpus?

I have a collection of documents and I'd like to extract the most important words and phrases from the entire corpus. My understanding of TF-IDF is that it is calculated per token per document, so ...
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Use prediction as feature for a decision tree

I'm working at classifying documents according to their content. First I built a decision tree model that gives 90% of goods results. Then I tried a TFIDF/SVC approach which also gives 90% of good ...
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What affect will replacing words with bigrams have on TfIDF?

Say I have a corpus of text documents on which I have calculated each documents TfIDF vector. With this sparse matrix representation of the corpus, I can calculate similarities between documents by ...
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How to match a corpus with a string of words using a TF-IDF matrix?

I am trying to match strings of words with a website that has bulletpoints whose text is most similar to it. The way I thought of doing it is to get all of the documents from each bulletpoint into one ...
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Hashing trick for dimensionality reduction

I am building a model that uses TF-IDF NLP features in Spark Mllib. The TF-IDF HashingTF function in Mllib uses the 'hashing trick' to efficiently allocate terms to features. My question is: does the ...