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Correlated Topic Model

Estimate a CTM model using for example the VEM algorithm.

Keywords
models
Usage
CTM(x, k, method = "VEM", control = NULL, model = NULL, ...)
Arguments
x
Object of class "DocumentTermMatrix" with term-frequency weighting or an object coercible to a "simple_triplet_matrix" with integer entries.
k
Integer; number of topics.
method
The method to be used for fitting; currently only method = "VEM" is supported.
control
A named list of the control parameters for estimation or an object of class "CTM_VEMcontrol".
model
Object of class "CTM" for initialization.
...
Currently not used.
Details

The C code for CTM from David M. Blei and co-authors is used to estimate and fit a correlated topic model.

Value

CTM() returns an object of class "CTM".

References

Blei D.M., Lafferty J.D. (2007). A Correlated Topic Model of Science. The Annals of Applied Statistics, 1(1), 17--35.

See Also

"CTM_VEMcontrol"

Aliases
  • CTM
Examples
data("AssociatedPress", package = "topicmodels")
ctm <- CTM(AssociatedPress[1:20,], k = 2)
Documentation reproduced from package topicmodels, version 0.2-4, License: GPL-2

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