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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.
How to make sense of the vast amounts of information available online, and how to relate it and to the social context in which it appears? This course introduces basic tools for retrieving and analyzing unstructured textual information from the web and social media. Applications include information retrieval (with human feedback), sentiment analysis and social analysis of text. The coursework will include programming projects that play on the interaction between knowledge and social factors.
When Offered Spring.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: linear algebra: MATH 2940 or equivalent; discrete math: CS 2800 or equivalent. The linear algebra and discrete math requirements can also be fulfilled with strong performance in INFO 2950. Programming proficiency: CS 2110 or equivalent and strong Python skills and familiarity with IPython Notebooks. If you do not meet these prerequisites, enrollment requires instructor permission.
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