The Office of Information Technology is offering our popular Text Mining Practicum again! Members of the SMU community will gain an introduction to the tools needed for evaluating data from the shortest tweets to the largest repositories of scientific information. Participants will also get an introduction to R and the Tidyverse.
R is a programming language that is used by many academic disciplines to analyze and visualize large amounts of data. The Tidyverse is an ecosystem of libraries built on R that makes it useful for text mining. You don’t have to be a computer scientist to learn and utilize R – In fact, R is becoming quite popular in humanities fields. Continue reading Text Mining Practicum Course Returns for 2020
Last fall, OIT offered a Text Mining Practicum to learn how to look at the sheer amount of data in our lives and see how can we use it to answer burning questions and make big decisions.
Students were able to evaluate data from the shortest tweets to the largest repositories of scientific information and process it with R. The class filled in 24 hours and was an incredible success. Well, we are bringing it back this spring.
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Data flows all around us, from the shortest tweets to the largest repositories of scientific data. With the sheer amount of data in our lives, how can we use it to answer burning questions or make big decisions? That’s where R comes in!
Continue reading Free Text Mining Practicum Course Coming Soon!