Auteur : Guillaume Desagulier

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Simple linear regression for linguists

A regression towards mediocrity Originally, the term regression means “going back”. It gained currency when Sir Francis Galton related the heights of children to the average height of their parents. Galton (1886) found that...

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Word embeddings: the (very) basics

This post is the first of a series on word embeddings, i.e. vector representations of words in a vector space. Word embeddings have been known to linguists for quite some time. Recently, artificial neural networks have...