Wednesday, August 15, 2012

primer for digital humanities

Associate Professor of English Ted Underwood, at his The Stone and the Shell blog, writes a nice primer for newbies interested in text mining (especially geared towards digital humanities): Where to start with text mining.

Topics include:
I. HOW DIFFICULT IS IT TO GET STARTED?
II. WHAT CAN WE ACTUALLY DO WITH QUANTITATIVE METHODS?
III. SAMPLE DATA AND SCRIPT FOR EXPLORATION.

Putting the Linguistics into Kaggle Competitions

In the spirit of Dr. Emily Bender’s NAACL blog post Putting the Linguistics in Computational Linguistics , I want to apply some of her thou...