Events

ISSR Winter Workshop | Introduction to Python: Programming, Web Scraping and Manipulating Text

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
E20 Machmer Hall | UMass Amherst
Python has become a core language for conducting computational social science research including web scraping, natural language processing, machine learning, agent based modeling, and large-scale experimentation. This intensive two-day course is an introduction to the Python (3.x) programming language for students with little or no programming experience.

ISSR Winter Workshop | Introduction to Python: Programming, Web Scraping and Manipulating Text

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
E20 Machmer Hall | UMass Amherst
Python has become a core language for conducting computational social science research including web scraping, natural language processing, machine learning, agent based modeling, and large-scale experimentation. This intensive two-day course is an introduction to the Python (3.x) programming language for students with little or no programming experience.

ISSR Spring Intensive Workshop | Data Management in R | Matthew Denny

Monday, March 11, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | E20 Machmer Hall
In this two-day short course, participants will be introduced to core data management concepts and techniques using the R programming language. By the end of the workshop, participants should possess the basic skills necessary to perform most data management tasks they are likely to encounter over the course of a research project intended for publication as a scholarly journal article.

ISSR Spring Intensive Workshop | Data Management in R | Matthew Denny

Monday, March 11, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | E20 Machmer Hall
In this two-day short course, participants will be introduced to core data management concepts and techniques using the R programming language. By the end of the workshop, participants should possess the basic skills necessary to perform most data management tasks they are likely to encounter over the course of a research project intended for publication as a scholarly journal article.

ISSR Spring Intensive Workshop | Practical Web and Text Scraping | Matthew Denny

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | E20 Machmer Hall
In this two-day short course, participants will learn how to efficiently automate the process of collecting data from large numbers of websites and text files using R. This workshop will include a mini-unit on text processing in R, as well as a mini-unit on scraping Twitter using R.

ISSR Spring Intensive Workshop | Practical Web and Text Scraping | Matthew Denny

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | E20 Machmer Hall
In this two-day short course, participants will learn how to efficiently automate the process of collecting data from large numbers of websites and text files using R. This workshop will include a mini-unit on text processing in R, as well as a mini-unit on scraping Twitter using R.