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Word2Vec embeddings with TF-IDF

Word2Vec algorithms (Skip Gram and CBOW) treat each word equally, because their goal to compute word embeddings. The distinction becomes important when one needs to work with sentences or document ...
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Word2Vec embeddings with TF-IDF

Train a tfidfvectorizer with your corpus and use the following code: tfidf = Tfidfvectorizer () dict(zip(tfidf.get_feature_names(), tfidf.idf_))) Now you have a ...
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Using TF-IDF with other features in scikit-learn

scikit-learn's FeatureUnion concatenates features from different vectorizers. An example of combining heterogeneous data, including text, can be found here.
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What is the difference between a hashing vectorizer and a tfidf vectorizer

The main difference is that HashingVectorizer applies a hashing function to term frequency counts in each document, where ...
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Should I rescale tfidf features?

The most accepted idea is that bag-of-words, Tf-Idf and other transformations should be left as is. According to some: Standardization of categorical variables might be not natural. Neither is ...
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My custom stop-words list using tf-idf

There's no standard definition of stop-word, but in general stop words are very frequent words which don't contribute to the meaning of the text, like determiners, pronouns, etc. Importantly stop-word ...
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Weighted sum of word vectors for document similarity

Yes, your method is valid and it has been studied before it is known as Mean of Word Embeddings (MOWE) or Sum of Word Embeddings (SOWE), although your method is more a weighted mean of vectors. I ...
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Is there a way to map words to their synonyms in tfidf?

TfIdf vectors require much more data than that to be useful, but also don't give you the ability to identify synonyms. To do that with vectors and the amount of data you're working with, you'll need a ...
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What is the difference between a hashing vectorizer and a tfidf vectorizer

The HashingVectorizer has a parameter n_features which is 1048576 by default. When hashing, ...
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Using TF-IDF with other features in scikit-learn

Usually, if possible, you'd want to keep your matrice sparse as long as possible as it saves a lot of memory. That's why there are sparse matrices after all, otherwise, why bother? So, even if your ...
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Are stopwords helpful when using tf-idf features for document classification?

From the way the TfIdf score is set up, there shouldn't be any significant difference in removing the stopwords. The whole point of the Idf is exactly to remove words with no semantic value from the ...
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TF-IDF for 400,000+ unique words in corpus?

Without knowing your domain one cannot comment whether this is an appropriate size of feature names or not. However, consider this. Wordnet has database contains 155 327 words organized in 175 979 ...
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Why tfidf of one document is not zero?

It is because, by default sklearn's TF-IDF vectorizer will normalize the results. See the the Tf-IDF Term Weighting section of the User Guide. For your example, ...
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TF-IDF Features vs Embedding Layer

It is common for TFIDF to be a strong model. People constantly get high places in Kaggle competitions with TFIDF models. Here is a link to the winning solution that used TFIDF as one of its features (...
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Sklearn tfidf vectorize returns different shape after fit_transform()

What is wrong with your implementation is that you are passing a dataframe directly to tfidf vectorizer. If you check your data, it would look like this - ...
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Word2Vec and Tf-idf how to combine them

Word2Vec algorithms (Skip Gram and CBOW) treat each word equally, because their goal to compute word embeddings. The distinction becomes important when one needs to work with sentences or document ...
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TF-IDF for Topic Modeling

Formally the problem of topic modelling is a clustering problem: given a collection of text documents, group together the documents which are topically similar. So technically it can indeed be done ...
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How to create a big data frame in Python

You can use pandas.Dataframe.sparse.from_spmatrix. It will create a Dataframe populated by pd.arrays.SparseArray from a scipy ...
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How to decide to go with BOW or TFIDF

It depends on the problem you are trying to solve. If you know the signal in the dataset already, the words which decide your decision then go with Bag of Words. This is useful when you are doing ...
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How do I get ngrams for all combinations of words in a sentence?

You can use itertools.combinations(). For example: ...
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Creating & handling large matrices in python?

I don't know if this is your job work or your personal project but cloud services can help you. Create a free account on Azure (you get 200$ worth free credit for 1 month) and the account is free for1 ...
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Creating & handling large matrices in python?

You can also buy some GPU's which will always help you to make up for the low memory allocation. Cloud services will help as well but the variable costs are too high if your objective is to work on ...
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What is the best way to limit number of features in TF-IDF?

Generally speaking the correct representation on td-idf encoding is a hyperparameter to be optimized. As suggested in the above's answers, you can go for the ...
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In sklearn tfidf what is the difference between term frequecy and document frequency

No, regarding the TF-IDF: Term frequency (TF): means the count of a term in a specific document Document frecuency (DF): means the count of the documents that contains a specific term At first, I ...
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Idf values of English words

The list of 20,000 most common words in English is avaiable here. By using Zipf's law, we can obtain the probability of these words as below. Zipf's Law In the English language, the probability of ...
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Idf values of English words

I don't believe that there are any precalculated idf values out there. Inverse Document Frequency (idf) is the inverse of the number of documents in which a particular word appears in your corpus. If ...
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Using TF-IDF with other features in scikit-learn

Imagine you have a dataframe of four feature columns and a target. Two of the features are text columns that you want to perform tfidf on and the other two are standard columns you want to use as ...
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Sklearn tfidf vectorize returns different shape after fit_transform()

I had a similar problem. What I was doing was this: I loaded a pretrained tfidf vectorizer. And on the new data to be predicted, I called vectorizer.fit_transform() ...
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Online news classification

We do something similar for financial news classification which I suspect is similar to what you're trying to do, the problem we hit when using completely automated classification was there are a ...
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