Text Analysis

Quantitative Text Analysis (TCD 2016)

Meeting times 5 February, 12 February, 11 March, 18 March. Course Handout Short Outline The course surveys methods for systematically extracting quantitative information from political text for social scientific purposes, starting with classical content analysis and dictionary-based methods, to classification methods, and state-of-the-art scaling methods and topic models for estimating quantities from text using statistical techniques.