Text Analysis in Python

Date: 

Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

1737 Cambridge St. Cambridge, CGIS Knafel Building, K018

Python is an extremely powerful tool for text analysis. We will explore the use of TextBlob, nltk and scipy for text analysis.


Prerequites: This is an advanced python workshop. To get the most out of the material, comfort with base python is recommended, along with some familiarity to numpy and scipy, and some exposure to pandas.

 

Workshop Preparation

In preparation for the workshop please install the Anaconda distribution of Python 3.5.  It can be found here:
https://www.continuum.io/downloads


This is the only version of Python that will be supported. If you are having trouble installing this version of Python, please contact data science services at help@iq.harvard.edu .