Category Archives: Text mining

Analytic and Continental Philosophy: playing around with quantitative methods

by Pietro Lana   What can quantitative methods tell us about the differences between the Analytic and the Continental philosophical traditions? Attempts to define, characterize and distinguish the two have led to such a variety of positions that even the … Continue reading

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Considerations about corpus-dependency of topic modelling with Mallet

By Sara Garzone and Nicola Ruschena In the context of text mining, topic modelling analyses co-occurrence patterns among textual data, in order to isolate clusters from the set of expressions occurring in a corpus. Topic modelling aims at extracting topics … Continue reading

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Interesting tutorials @Programming Historian

Following the posts of the past few weeks, today we present an interesting website – and peer-reviewed journal – on the same wake. That is Programming Historian, a useful, multilingual and open access collection of tutorials about computational tecniques for … Continue reading

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