“Practical introduction to text mining”

This DSI workshop, lead by Associate Director Dr. Carl Stahmer, will focus on doing and interpreting basic text analyses.

Topics will include: word frequency and distribution bigram networks parts of speech tagging named entity extraction * sentiment analysis

Prerequisites: Beginner R skills and working R environment with the following packages installed: TM, Rweka, mahout, qdep, Korpus, openNLP, ggplot2, rJava. NOTE: rJava can be difficult to install as it requires specific R versions. Come to Office Hours prior to the workshop if you need help getting it installed.

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