Python Text Analysis: Word Embeddings

April 6, 2022, 3:00pm to 6:00pm

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Location: Remote via Zoom. Link will be sent on the morning of the event.

Recordings: This D-Lab workshop will be recorded and made available to UC Berkeley participants for a limited time. Your registration for the event indicates your consent to having any images, comments and chat messages included as part of the video recording materials that are made available.

Date & Time: This workshop runs from 3pm-6pm on Wednesday, April 6. 

Start Time: D-Lab workshops start 10 minutes after the scheduled start time (“Berkeley Time”). We will admit all participants from the waiting room at that time.

Description

Word Embeddings. How can we use neural networks to create meaningful representations of words? The bag-of-words is limited in its ability to characterize text, because it does not utilize word context. In this part, we study word embeddings, which were among the first attempts to use neural networks to develop numerical representations of text that incorporate context. We learn how to use the package gensim to construct and explore word embeddings of text.

Prerequisites: Python Text Analysis Fundamentals: Parts 1-2

Workshop Materials: https://github.com/dlab-berkeley/Python-Text-Analysis

Software Requirements:Installation Instructions for Python Anaconda

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