Considering the current health emergency and travel restrictions, the 2021 Summer Schools go fully online in distance learning.

1. Text Mining (July 19 - 23 2021) - taught in English


Francisco Villarroel Ordenes (LUISS)

Entry skills required

None in particular

Program outline

– Introduction to text mining: At the intersection between big data and linguistics

– Natural Language Processing: Syntax, semantics and data preprocessing

– Dictionary approaches: Use of existing dictionaries and development of customized ones

– Supervised learning: Classifications of documents into predefined categories

– Unsupervised approaches: Text clustering and topic extraction

– Application exercises with Knime Analytics and R

The full program, including the Summer Schools in Italian, can be found here.

    General information

    Participants can earn 2 ETCS for each school they attend.

    Places available for each school: minimum 12, maximum 16.

    Timing: each school starts at 9.00 on Monday and ends at 17.30 on Friday.

    For an optimal experience of the Schools, a high-speed internet connection is necessary.