Part 2 — Your first taste of R

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…

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…

Part 1 — Webscraping with Python

Photo published in the Akademie für Soziologie

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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