Text analysis: classification and topic modeling

Dec 2, 2021 9:30 AM
Room 295, 1155 E 60th St


  • Introduce supervised text classification
  • Implement a tidymodels workflow using text features
  • Define topic modeling
  • Explain Latent Dirichlet allocation and how this process works
  • Demonstrate how to use LDA to recover topic structure from an unknown set of topics
  • Identify methods for selecting the appropriate parameter for $k$

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Benjamin Soltoff
Benjamin Soltoff
Assistant Senior Instructional Professor in Computational Social Science