Latent Dirichlet Allocation v Latent Semantic Indexing

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Well, this has certainly been a remarkably debate-ridden week in the world of search. Not only have we had the death of SEO (or not, actually, if have half a brain or more!) caused by Google Instant, but also the principle of latent Dirichlet allocation has been thrust into the awareness (if not always the understanding) of the SEO community by Ben Hedrickson at SEOMoz.