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
11:30 - 12:15
Dan Jurafsky (Stanford University)

The Language of Food
PDF Presentation

 
2:00 - 2:45
David Smith (Northeastern University)

Inferring Network Structure from Textual Evidence

 
3:15 - 4:00
Matthew Jockers (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)

Sentiment Analysis as Proxy for Plot
PDF Presentation

 
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?
PDF Presentation

 

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

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

Natural Language Processing for Framing

 
10:15 - 11:00
Suresh Naidu (Columbia University)

Political Language in Economics

11:30 - 12:15
2:00 - 2:45
3:15 - 4:00
Neel Smith (College of the Holy Cross)

Abstract models for citable analyses of citable texts

 
4:30 - 5:15
Lisa Rhody (The Graduate Center, CUNY)

The Algorithm and the Urn

 

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

9:00 - 10:00
10:30 - 11:15
David Blei (Columbia University)

Understanding History through Topic Modeling
PDF Presentation

 
11:45 - 12:30
2:15 - 3:00
Ryan Heuser (Stanford University)

Word Vectors in the Eighteenth Century
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

 
3:45 - 4:30
Mark Algee-Hewitt (Stanford University)

Suspense: Computation, Affect, and the Virtual Reader

 

Thursday, May 26, 2016

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

Measuring Social Phenomena on Wikipedia

 
10:15 - 11:00
Ted Underwood (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

How should we measure cultural change?
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

 
11:30 - 12:15
2:00 - 2:45
Natalie Houston (University of Massachusetts Lowell)

Measuring Poetic Style: a Comparative Approach to Historical Poetics
PDF Presentation

 
3:30 - 4:15
 

Friday, May 27, 2016

9:00 - 9:45
10:15 - 11:00
Vwani Roychowdhury (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA))

Towards Closer Reading of Very large-scale Text Corpus

 
11:30 - 12:15