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Inequality and Policy Research Center Workshop Series: Text Analysis Using R

The Inequality and Policy Research Center will host the workshop “Text Analysis Using R” by Professor Loren Collingwood from University of California Riverside.

Below is the general outline provided by the Instructor:

  1. Intro to text manipulation/cleaning (i.e., grep, stringr)
  2. Gathering text data from the web (i.e., web scraping) (rvest)
  3. Gathering text data from Proquest/Nexus-Uni & semi-automated analysis (my own code)
  4. Supervised learning (RTextTools)
  5. Automated learning (i.e., topic models) (topic modeling)

* All the code and data will be posted to the research website prior to the class.

(Lunch provided)