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Language Processing for Computational Social Science

INFO 6030

Credits: 3

Semester: Fall

Instructor: Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil

The unprecedented amount of textual data available online has the potential to bring a phase transition in our understanding of human behavior.  This research-oriented course examines computational methods that can harness this resource in order to address problems from the social sciences.  We will explore applications in social-psychology, sociolinguistics, political science and sociology.