Department of Informatics


Workshop 5: Text Analysis

Wednesday 22 November 16:00 until 18:00
Digital Humanities Lab - Silverstone Building (Second Floor)
Speaker: Jack Pay
Part of the series: Digital Methods Open Workshop Series

In this session we will start with a brief presentation on the main areas of text analysis we will be covering in the workshop, including when and where they are best suited. The second part of the session will be a practical workshop that will start by introducing some simple tools for preparing some example data. This will be followed by some working examples of the common tools and techniques for text analysis and machine learning. To participate in the practical part of this session you will need a laptop which has access to the internet and a common web browser, such as Firefox or Chrome.

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This workshop series is aimed at staff and doctoral students, particularly researchers in the humanities and social sciences. The workshops take place on Wednesdays in the Digital Humanities Lab, Silverstone from 4-6pm.

You should bring a laptop computer to the workshop. The workshop leader may contact you to advise you to install particular software before the session. If you come to the Digital Humanities Lab at 3.30 (half an hour before the session) one of our technical staff can assist you with this.

If you have any questions about this workshop series please email the series convenor, Ben Roberts, in the first instance:

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Posted on behalf of: Sussex Humanities Lab
Last updated: Tuesday, 7 November 2017