A text-mining project for the social scientist (who likes computers, but doesn’t know how to code)

This tutorial follows “From Spiders to R and back — Part 1”.

So we have a dataset with lines and lines of textual information, a group of tweets, newspaper articles, extended web posts — what do we get from all this? How can all this data actually inform our social…


Fairness and Bias

Pushing the boundaries of Social Data Science

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The buzz-phrase of our time, “Artificial intelligence,” has inspired all sorts of musings: from visions of utopic — and dystopic — futures freed from human labour, to more focused critiques on algorithmic discrimination. …


A text-mining project for the social scientist (who likes computers, but knows not how to code)

For those who are curious about what these new computational methods and machine learning have to offer the discipline, here’s a taster! I’m going to be taking you through how to start (and hopefully finish) a computational social science project throughout the course of this post (and another 2).

Granted…


A text-mining project for the social scientist (who likes computers, but knows not where to start)

For those who are curious about what these new computational methods and machine learning have to offer the social sciences, here’s a taster! I’m going to be taking you through how to start (and hopefully finish) a computational social science project throughout the course of this post (and another 2).

Parvathi A. Subbiah

PhD Politics and Sociology | University of Cambridge | Gates Scholar | Social_Data_Science

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