Latent Dirichlet allocation (LDA) is a technique that automatically discovers topics that a set of documents contain. It is used to analyze large volumes of text efficiently. To find out how it works, check out this tutorial.
Singapore turns 50 years old in 2015. While Singaporeans are proud of our progress from 3rd to 1st world status - one wonders how this progress has been portrayed though the lens of global media. By examining Singapore-related news, could we predict Singapore's growth trends? Could we examine how much an export-dependent economy like Singapore is affected by world events?