Construction of a Literature Review Support System Using Latent Dirichlet Allocation

  • Yusuke KometaniEmail author
  • Keizo Nagaoka
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9735)


The role of universities in imparting knowledge to students is declining as e-learning and massive open online courses become widespread, and it seems likely that eventually only seminar activities will remain on university campuses. Prof. Nagaoka, Waseda University in Japan, previously proposed the importance of making seminar activities the core of university education, considering them as a “university within a university,” and furthermore proposed the concept of a seminar management system (SMS). Following this proposal, we report on the development of a literature review support system using latent Dirichlet allocation as one aspect of an SMS.


Seminar activity University within a university SMS (seminar management system) Literature review support system Latent Dirichlet allocation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Human SciencesWaseda UniversitySaitamaJapan

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