Mining Dracula with Data Science

Dracula 1st ed cover reproductionIf you’ve ever woken up from that nightmare where you’re giving a presentation but you’ve never read the book, then you’ll know just how stressful that can be, unless of course, you’re Tyler Diehl. Tyler, a junior Finance/Statistics double major, stood in front of a graduate class last month and presented his analysis of Bram Stoker’s Dracula without ever turning a single page. He coolly explained persistent themes throughout the book, styles of writing by the various characters, and even identified the saddest sentence in the whole novel. How did he do that you might ask, well Tyler had a secret weapon: data science. Continue reading Mining Dracula with Data Science