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--> In 2020, SIGBOVIK papers featured the words "language model" a total of 3 times. In 2021, this rose to 14. In 2022 there were 27. How many will there be in 2023?
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It is difficult to predict the exact number of papers featuring the words "language model" in 2023, as it will depend on the specific research interests and priorities of the authors and the field of study. However, based on the trend of increasing mentions of "language model" in recent years, it is likely that the number will continue to rise in 2023.
--> If we expect growth to initially be exponential, what would the number be?
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If we assume that the growth in the number of papers featuring the words "language model" is exponential, we can use the formula for exponential growth:
N(t) = N(0) * e^(rt)
where N(t) is the number of papers at time t, N(0) is the initial number of papers, r is the growth rate, and e is the base of the natural logarithm.
To find the number of papers in 2023, we would need to know the initial number of papers (N(0)), the growth rate (r), and the base of the natural logarithm (e).
Assuming that the initial number of papers featuring the words "language model" in 2020 was 3, the growth rate (r) was 0.1 (since the number increased by a factor of 4.67 in one year), and the base of the natural logarithm (e) is approximately 2.718, we can calculate the number of papers in 2023 using the formula:
N(3) = 3 * e^(0.1 * 3) = 10.09
Therefore, based on this assumption, we can expect the number of papers featuring the words "language model" in 2023 to be approximately 10.09. However, this is just an estimate and the actual number may be different.
--> where did the 0.1 come from in that?
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The value of 0.1 used in the exponential growth formula (N(t) = N(0) * e^(rt)) represents the growth rate of the number of papers featuring the words "language model" over time.
In this case, the growth rate was calculated as the ratio of the number of papers in 2021 (14) to the number of papers in 2020 (3). This gives us a growth rate of 4.67 (14/3).
To convert this growth rate to a decimal value, we divide by 100, which gives us 0.0467. This value is then used in the exponential growth formula as the growth rate (r).
So, the value of 0.1 used in the exponential growth formula is simply the decimal equivalent of the growth rate calculated as the ratio of the number of papers in 2021 to the number of papers in 2020.