Week 7 Agenda

Review of Association and Scalar Clusters
Review of Vector Space Models
LSI & SVD: Demystifying LSI SEO Myths (OJOBuscador Congress, Madrid; PDF Presentation)
LSI & Keyword Research (PDF Presentation)
SVD Noise Filtering: Principal Component Analysis (PCA)

Required Reading Material

Tutorial Series
This is part one of a five-part tutorial series:
http://www.miislita.com/information-retrieval-tutorial/svd-lsi-tutorial-1-understanding.html

Fast Tracks
These are quick tutorials, with to-the-point calculations:
http://www.miislita.com/information-retrieval-tutorial/singular-value-decomposition-fast-track-tutorial.pdf
http://www.miislita.com/information-retrieval-tutorial/latent-semantic-indexing-fast-track-tutorial.pdf
http://www.miislita.com/information-retrieval-tutorial/lsi-keyword-research-fast-track-tutorial.pdf

Blog Posts
These are IR blog posts designed to fight back against misinformation promoted by unethical SEOs and Spammers:
https://irthoughts.wordpress.com/2007/07/09/a-call-to-seos-claiming-to-sell-lsi/
https://irthoughts.wordpress.com/page/1/?s=lsi
https://irthoughts.wordpress.com/page/2/?s=lsi

Blog Category
This is a blog category pointing to a collage of posts that demystify SEO non sense about LSI. Some are about topics that overlap with LSI:
https://irthoughts.wordpress.com/category/latent-semantic-indexing/   

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