Scott Deerwester

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Scott Deerwester (born 1956) is one of the inventors of latent semantic analysis.[1][2] He was a member of the faculty of the Colgate University, University of Chicago and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He has been resident in Hong Kong since 1991, where he has been working in the humanitarian sector in recent years.


  1. ^ White, Martin Scott (2007). Making search work: implementing Web, intranet, and enterprise search. Information Today, Inc. pp. 24–. ISBN 978-1-57387-305-5. Retrieved 14 May 2011. 
  2. ^ Scott Deerwester; Susan T Dumais; George W Furnas; Thomas K Landauer; Richard Harshman. (Sep 1990). "Indexing by Latent Semantic Analysis". Journal of the American Society for Information Science. 41 (6): 391–407. doi:10.1002/(sici)1097-4571(199009)41:6<391::aid-asi1>;2-9.