Courses of Study 2019-2020 
    
    Jun 04, 2020  
Courses of Study 2019-2020
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INFO 6350 - Text Mining History and Literature


     
Fall. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Intended for: students with programming experience (or permission of instructor required). Co-meets with INFO 3350 .

D. Mimno.

The course will introduce methods for computer-assisted analysis of historical text collections. It will cover corpus curation, representing text as data, building statistical models from text, and interpreting results. Statistical and programming concepts will be introduced as needed. The class will also reflect on how computational methods fit with existing practices in the humanities, and how we can use models as complements to our own interpretations. Following the course, students will be able to assist faculty in computer-assisted scholarship.



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