November 12, 2014

Mailing lists, or listserves, are a fascinating wealth of social scientific data that can be used to answer questions from fields as diverse as linguistics and sociology.

August 21, 2014 to August 22, 2014

This intensive course will give users a familiarity with various automated text analysis approaches including classification (machine learning), clustering/topic modelling, dimension reduction, and

Tuesdays 5pm - 7pm (June 17 - August 26)

In this working group you will learn about Machine learning and how to apply it on a concrete project.

June 3, 2014 to June 4, 2014

This INTENSIVE course will give users a familiarity with various automated text analysis approaches including classification (machine learning), clustering/topic modelling, dimension reduction, and

Training: Webscraping
April 16, 2014

This workshop will cover how to create, customize, and run a web scraper using python and scrapy.  We will learn how to locate and extract data from HTML web pages using the Document Object Model. 

March 7, 2014

This 2-hour workshop is for social and behavioral scientists who want to gain access to and use Twitter data in their research.

March 7, 2014

This 2-hour workshop is for social and behavioral scientists who want to gain access to and use Twitter data in their research.

December 3, 2013

Web scraping is a powerful and increasingly important tool for social science researchers.

Every other Monday 1:00pm - 2:00pm (See Description)

D-Lab coordinates and collaborates with the Townsend Center's working group on the Digital Humanities, an interdisciplinary

August 1, 2013

Social science research frequently involves analyzing collections of text: interview transcripts, letters, pamphlets, newspaper articles and other kinds of documents.

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