Quantitative Text Analysis 2E, Essex 2014

Quantitative Text Analysis 2E

Essex Summer School 2014

Course handout

Instructor: Prof Kenneth Benoit, LSE

TA: Dr. Paul Nulty, LSE

Day 1: Quantitative text analysis overview and fundamentals

Day 2: The Elements of Textual Data

Day 3: Descriptive Statistical Methods for Texts

Day 4: Quantitative methods for comparing texts

Day 5: Automated Dictionary-Based Approaches

Day 6: Document classifiers

Day 7: Supervised Models for Scaling Texts

Day 8:  Unsupervised scaling models for text

Day 9: Topic Models

Day 10: Working with Big Text Data: Twitter

Ken Benoit
Ken Benoit
Professor of Computational Social Science
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