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Data Skills: Introduction to Text Analysis - Counting and Context

Are you interested in uncovering patterns across vast amounts of textual information? Part one of this workshop will introduce distant reading techniques that address word count and location.  Attendees will get hands-on experience exploring entry level tools such as Google Ngram, Voyant, and AntConc.  By the end of this workshop you will be able to:

 

  • Complete basic word count and location techniques in the various tools

  • Conduct normalization tasks in the tools that allow for it

  • Explore your data with visualizations.

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Software / Account Requirements:

Download and install the following software:

If you have any issues with your install, please contact the IT Help Desk.

 

PLEASE NOTE:

When you register for this workshop you are committing to attend the entire workshop unless otherwise confirmed with the instructor. This workshop is limited to 12 attendees. If you are suddenly not able to attend, please contact us as soon as possible so that we can offer your spot to someone on our waiting list.

 

You must have all required software installed and working ahead of the workshop. We cannot troubleshoot software during the session. If you are not able to get it working ahead of the meeting, please contact us as soon as possible so that we can offer your spot to someone on our waiting list.

 

This workshop will take place online via Zoom.  A reminder email with the meeting link will be emailed to you 24 hours before the workshop.

Date:
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Time:
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Categories:
  Maps, GIS & Data  

Registration is required. There are 10 seats available.