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Interrogating Big Data

Apr 19, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

A Digital Future Workshop

Matthew Jockers (English, University of Nebraska)
9:00 am – 4:30 pm (lunch included), Curtin 108

Matthew Jockers’ research and teaching is focused on computational text analysis, specifically an approach he calls “macroanalysis.” He was the co-founder and the co-director of Stanford’s Literary Lab before moving to University of Nebraska’s English department. He is the author of a forthcoming book, “Macroanalysis: Digital Methods and Literary History.” New York Times and Chronicle of Higher Education has covered his research. In this workshop, Jockers will teach topic modeling using a corpus of texts. He will also give a public lecture—”Around the World in 3,500 Novels”—at 5:30 pm on Thursday, April 18 in Curtin 118.

Read More on Macroanalysis at matthewjockers.net


Apr 19, 2013
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Curtin 108
3243 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States