Web Scraping for Text Analysis in R
Date:May 27 2014 to May 28 2014From:10:00am to 05:00pmLocation:UMass Amherst, W37E Machmer
Social science researchers are often interested in retrieving data from the internet. Often, this can be accomplished using so-called "web-scraping" techniques. This course introduces the statistical programming language R, then demonstrates techniques for web scraping using R. Finally, tools for analyzing text data in R will be presented. More information.