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CANCELLED: Evolve your Python Code into a Workflow for Text-based Research

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 - 13:00 to 16:00

Evolve your Python Code into a Workflow for Text-based Research We are currently reformatting our Learning programme for remote teaching; this will require some rescheduling so bookings will reopen and new sessions will be created for online courses as soon as possible. In the interim we would encourage you to register...

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ONLINE: Introduction to Text-mining with Python

Thursday, 30 April, 2020 - 11:00 to 12:00

Introduction to Text-mining with Python [remote delivery] This online session will introduce basic methods for reading and processing text files in Python with Jupyter Notebooks. We'll discuss why you might wish to do text-mining, and whether coding with Python is the right choice for you. We'll run through the 5 steps of...

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Introduction to Text-Mining with Python 2

Tuesday, 7 May, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:30

Introduction to Text-Mining with Python 2 This session will introduce topic modelling. Topic modelling is looking for clusters of words that summarise the meaning of documents. We will talk about how to choose what sort of text mining you might want for your research. Some knowledge of Python is required, as gained from '...

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Introduction to Text-Mining with Python 1

Tuesday, 30 April, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:30

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...

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Text-mining the archive 2

Tuesday, 1 May, 2018 - 11:00 to 13:00

Course leader: Dr Paul Nulty This session will introduce word vectors and topic modelling, two of the most commonly used natural language processing methods in social science and humanities research. Topic models produce sets of words that may be interpreted as representing the underlying topics which give rise to a...

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Text-mining the archive 1

Tuesday, 24 April, 2018 - 11:00 to 13:00

Course leader: Dr Paul Nulty This session will introduce basic methods for reading and processing text files in Python. We will proceed slowly through an example that demonstrates reading in a large text corpus from structured or unstructured files, basic string processing, word frequency counting, and syntactic analysis...

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