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Introduction to Text-Mining with Python 1

This session will introduce basic methods for reading and processing text files in Python. We will walk through an example that reads in a large text corpus, splits it into tokens (words) and sentences, removes unwanted words (stopwords), counts the words (frequency analysis), and visualises results. We will talk about the 5 steps of text mining and what resources to use when learning text mining for your research in your own time. No prior knowledge of Python is required, and no installations will be needed. We will use web services available in your browser to follow along.

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Date: 
Tuesday, 30 April, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:30
Event location: 
IT Training Room, Cambridge University Library