Workshop IV: Mathematical Analysis of Cultural Expressive Forms: Text Data

Part of the Long Program Culture Analytics
May 23 - 27, 2016

Schedule


Monday, May 23, 2016

9:00 - 9:45 Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil (Cornell University)

Language and Social Dynamics

10:15 - 11:00 Kristina Lerman (University of Southern California (USC))

Do happy people get more from their friends?: What we can learn about social networks from text analysis
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11:30 - 12:15 Dan Jurafsky (Stanford University)

The Language of Food
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2:00 - 2:45 David Smith (Northeastern University)

Inferring Network Structure from Textual Evidence
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3:15 - 4:00 Matthew Jockers (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)

Sentiment Analysis as Proxy for Plot
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4:30 - 5:15 Yong-Yeol Ahn (Indiana University)

The minor fall, the major lift: what can we learn from a large corpus of lyrics?
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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

9:00 - 9:45 Noah Smith (University of Washington)

Natural Language Processing for Framing
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10:15 - 11:00 Suresh Naidu (Columbia University)

Political Language in Economics

11:30 - 12:15 Hanna Wallach (Microsoft Research)

Bayesian Poisson Tensor Decomposition for International Relations
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2:00 - 2:45 Ralph Kenna (Coventry University)

Maths Meets Myths – Investigations of Networks in Ancient Narratives
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3:15 - 4:00 Neel Smith (College of the Holy Cross)

Abstract models for citable analyses of citable texts
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4:30 - 5:15 Lisa Rhody (The Graduate Center, CUNY)

The Algorithm and the Urn
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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

9:00 - 10:00 Hoyt Long (University of Chicago)

(with Richard Jean So) Modeling Racial Segregation in the US Literary Field, 1880-1990
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10:30 - 11:15 David Blei (Columbia University)

Understanding History through Topic Modeling
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11:45 - 12:30 David Garcia (ETH Zürich)

How group identity and human-computer interaction shape online communication
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2:15 - 3:00 Ryan Heuser (Stanford University)

Word Vectors in the Eighteenth Century
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3:45 - 4:30 Mark Algee-Hewitt (Stanford University)

Suspense: Computation, Affect, and the Virtual Reader
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Thursday, May 26, 2016

9:00 - 9:45 Markus Strohmaier (Universität Koblenz-Landau)

Measuring Social Phenomena on Wikipedia
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10:15 - 11:00 Ted Underwood (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

How should we measure cultural change?
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11:30 - 12:15 Winter Mason (Facebook)

The Emergence of Conventions in Online Social Networks
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2:00 - 2:45 Natalie Houston (University of Massachusetts Lowell)

Measuring Poetic Style: a Comparative Approach to Historical Poetics
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3:30 - 4:15 Tanya Clement (University of Texas at Austin)

Measured Applause: Toward a Cultural Analysis of Audio Collections
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Friday, May 27, 2016

9:00 - 9:45 Brian Croxall (Brown University)

Modeling Hemingway, Modeling Digital Humanities: A Pedagogy-Driven Investigation of an In-Copyright Corpus
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10:15 - 11:00 Vwani Roychowdhury (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA))

Towards Closer Reading of Very large-scale Text Corpus
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11:30 - 12:15 Simon DeDeo (Indiana University)

War is the father of all things: Information, Innovation, and Creative Destruction on Wikipedia
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