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Workshop: Text Mining Fundamentals

February 3, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Instructor: Carl Stahmer

Date: February 3, 2017

Time: 12 – 1:30pm

Description:

This workshop will introduce basic concepts in text mining and Natural Language processing through
discussion and hands-on coding of text processing functions that lay the groundwork for nearly all
text mining processes. No prior programming experience is necessary to take the workshop; however,
familiarity with the command line and Git is a prerequisite. (Participation in the February 3rd
workshop on command line and Git will prepare you well for this workshop.) We’ll code together as a
group, leaving no text-miner behind. Topics covered will include: Word frequency analysis, basic
chunking/tokenization, token distribution, and keyword in context (KWIC) analysis. Please come to
the workshop with a working R development environment and Git already installed and operational on
your system.

Details

Date:
February 3, 2017
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Organizer

DataLab: Data Science and Informatics (DSI)
Website:
https://datalab.ucdavis.edu

Venue

Shields Library, room 360