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.

NLPers: How would you characterize your linguistics background?

That was the poll question my hero Professor Emily Bender posed on Twitter March 30th. 573 tweets later, a truly epic thread had been cre...