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Fast Dawid-Skene: A Fast Vote Aggregation Scheme for Sentiment Classification

@article{Sinha2018FastDA,
  title={Fast Dawid-Skene: A Fast Vote Aggregation Scheme for Sentiment Classification},
  author={Vaibhav Sinha and Sukrut Rao and V. Balasubramanian},
  journal={arXiv: Machine Learning},
  year={2018}
}
Many real world problems can now be effectively solved using supervised machine learning. A major roadblock is often the lack of an adequate quantity of labeled data for training. A possible solution is to assign the task of labeling data to a crowd, and then infer the true label using aggregation methods. A well-known approach for aggregation is the Dawid-Skene (DS) algorithm, which is based on the principle of Expectation-Maximization (EM). We propose a new simple, yet effective, EM-based… Expand
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