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When & Where
Tue, March 13, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
190 Doe Library (BIDS)

Learn how to build custom machine classifiers for sifting Twitter data using Texifter and DiscoverText, presented by Dr. Stuart Shulman, Founder & CEO of Texifter.

The topics covered include how to:

  • construct precise social data fetch queries,
  • use Boolean search on resulting archives,
  • filter on metadata or other project attributes,
  • tabulate, explore, and set aside duplicates, cluster near-duplicates,
  • crowd source human coding,
  • measure inter-rater reliability,
  • adjudicate coder disagreements, and
  • build high quality word sense and topic disambiguation engines.

Workshop participants will receive a free 6-month software license.

Training Host: 
D-lab Facilitator: 
Jon Stiles
Participant Technology Requirement: 
Bring a laptop with web-browser
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