May 7, 2015

The microblogging platform Twitter has become a popular tool both for the analysis of social data (relationship networks, information transmission, linguistic changes) and creating conversations ar

May 7, 2015

The microblogging platform Twitter has become a popular tool both for the analysis of social data (relationship networks, information transmission, linguistic changes) and creating conversations ar

April 17, 2015

Join the Social Computing Working Group for a discussion of causal inference in networked data led by Seb Benthall.

April 27, 2015

Ensemble machine learning methods combine the power of several different algorithms into a single algorithm with the aim of achieving higher predictive power than any of the constituent algorithms.

April 14, 2015

This presentation will cover the basics of natural experiments, along with providing two applications involving international sporting events.

Training: Weighting
May 6, 2015

This workshop will cover the main types of weighting, to correct for bias in sample data.

May 4, 2015

This workshop will cover the basic principles and methods of sampling.  Topics will include a discussion of the various types of samples,  the creation of sampling frames, the use of stratification

April 23, 2015

This is a beginner tutorial for creating vector map illustrations in Adobe Illustrator.

April 7, 2015

This workshop will give users a familiarity with various automated text analysis approaches including dictionary methods, classification (machine learning), TF-IDF, clustering, and topic modelling.

April 6, 2015

This workshop will cover how to add geographic coordinates to address data. This is useful for creating maps, linking to other geospatial data, or finding distances between points.

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