Semantic Search using Wikipedia

Today I gave my master’s thesis talk in the Technion as part of my master’s duties. Actually, the non-buzzword title is “Concept-Based Information Retrieval using Explicit Semantic Analysis”, but that’s not a very click-worthy post title :-)…

The whole thing went far better than I expected – the room was packed, the slides flew smoothly (and quickly too, luckily Shaul convinced me to add some spare slides just in case), and I ended up with over 10 minutes of Q&A (an excellent sign for a talk that went well…)

Click to view on Slideshare

BTW – anybody has an idea how to embed slideshare into a hosted blog? doesn’t seem to work…

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