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Why does $E_q[\log p(\mathbf{w}|\mathbf{z},\beta)]=\sum_{n=1}^{N}\sum_{i=1}^{k}\sum_{j=1}^{V}\phi_{ni}w_n^j\log \beta_{ij}$ hold in LDA?

I'm having trouble understanding an equality that comes up in the original LDA paper by Blei et al.: Consider the classical LDA model, i.e. for every document $\textbf{w}=(w_1,\ldots,w_N)$ in a text ...
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