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From Mario Levitin <mariolevi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Understanding LogLikelihood Similarity
Date Sun, 27 Apr 2014 23:14:11 GMT
Not yet, but I will.
Thanks


On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 2:01 AM, Ted Dunning <ted.dunning@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 12:30 AM, Mario Levitin <mariolevitin@gmail.com
> >wrote:
>
> > I'm trying to give it a probabilistic interpretation in order to
> understand
> > the logic behind. Any probabilistic interpretation should define random
> > variables, events, etc. However, my attempts in this respect have been
> > unsuccessful.
> >
>
> Mario,
>
> Good to see you here.
>
> Have you read my original paper on the topic of LLR?  It explains the
> connection with chi^2 measures of association.
>
> The paper can be found here: http://acl.ldc.upenn.edu/J/J93/J93-1003.pdf
>
> It is very short and fairly understandable.  Modern implementations are
> simpler than the formulae in the paper, but the narrative should be pretty
> clear.
>
> If you have (or once you have) read that paper, could you say why that
> description doesn't meet your needs for a probabilistic interpretation?  If
> so, I would imagine I or others will be able to help further.
>

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