Deterministic Single-Pass Algorithm for LDA

Part of Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 23 (NIPS 2010)

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Authors

Issei Sato, Kenichi Kurihara, Hiroshi Nakagawa

Abstract

<p>We develop a deterministic single-pass algorithm for latent Dirichlet allocation (LDA) in order to process received documents one at a time and then discard them in an excess text stream. Our algorithm does not need to store old statistics for all data. The proposed algorithm is much faster than a batch algorithm and is comparable to the batch algorithm in terms of perplexity in experiments.</p>