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t-SNE (t-distributed stochastic neighbor embedding) is a technique for dimensionality reduction.

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What does the long curve-shape t-SNE mean?

I use 1-D CNN input 1*512 size time series data which randomly fragment segment, the output will classify input into 10 classes. After training the CNN, I apply t-SNE to the prediction which I fed in ...
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Are t-sne dimensions meaningful?

Are there any meanings for the dimensions of a t-sne embedding? Like with PCA we have this sense of linearly transformed variance maximizations but for t-sne is there intuition besides just the space ...
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Does nearest neighbour make any sense with t-SNE?

Answers on here have stated that the dimensions in t-SNE are meaningless, and that the distances between points are not a measure of similarity. However, can we say anything about a point based on it'...
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Can closer points be considered more similar in T-SNE visualization?

I understand from Hinton's paper that T-SNE does a good job in keeping local similarities and a decent job in preserving global structure (clusterization). However I'm not clear if points appearing ...
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t-SNE: Why equal data values are visually not close?

I have 200 data points that have the same values on all features. After t-SNE dimension reduction they doesn't look so equal anymore, just like this: Why aren't they on the same point in the ...
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How to plot centroids and clusters resulting from a KMean model based on a text variable

I hope you can help as after several attempts, I'm no longer sure I can get a decent result. I have a text corpus made of several documents, like the one below (which has been simplified for the sake ...