[open-science] Content mining exercise for hands-on workshop

Peter Murray-Rust pm286 at cam.ac.uk
Sun Oct 27 13:21:27 GMT 2013

Be very happy to do so - any idea of when?

On Sun, Oct 27, 2013 at 11:59 AM, Jenny Molloy <jenny.molloy at okfn.org>wrote:

> Dear Peter, Tony and Ross (and list)
> I am running an Oxford Open Science meeting next month on data tools and
> Iain Emsley has offered to talk about text mining in literature and
> humanities.
> In order to make this a hands-on session it would be great to have an
> exercise which is possible to complete in around an hour to give people a
> flavour of a piece of software using a 'safe' dataset from which we know
> they'll get something. It doesn't necessarily matter what the content is,
> it doesn't need to be scholarly   Ross suggested TwitR as a good entry
> level in a short session but I'm considering making it a longer event or
> running another session at a later date so maybe a data expedition in the
> style of School of Data is a possibility!
> Would anyone be willing to help come up come up with an exercise?
> It would be great to use this as the starting point for more educational
> materials on content mining.
> Jenny

Peter Murray-Rust
Reader in Molecular Informatics
Unilever Centre, Dep. Of Chemistry
University of Cambridge
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