Natural Language Processing: Text classification

The workshop will take place on July 22th, 10:00 AM CEST on Zoom

Course Details

Course consists of presentation part and then an joint hands-on session working through a Jupyter notebook with Python code. Prerequisite: basic Python knowledge; installed the latest version of Anaconda, plus the libraries for gensim and spacy.


Dirk Hovy
Prof. Dirk Hovy

Dirk Hovy is an associate professor of Computer Science in the department of marketing at Bocconi University and director of the Data and Marketing Insights research unit at the Bocconi Center for Data Science and Analytics. He did his PhD at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, working as research assistant at the Information Sciences Institute. He works in Natural Language Processing (NLP), a subfield of artificial intelligence. His research focuses on computational social science. He is interested in what language can tell us about society, and what computers can tell us about language.


Session Starts

Natural Language Processing: Text classification (Part I)

Short Break

Session Continues

Natural Language Processing: Text classification (Part II)

Session Ends

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