Announcing Re-Boot Camp 2017 (Montreal, June 12-16, 2017)

NovelTM Project Director Prof Andrew Piper will be offering a week-long summer workshop called “Re-Boot Camp 2017: Introduction to literary text mining using R.” During five full-day sessions, participants will gain hands-on experience in the computational study of literature. Research techniques from the world of natural language processing and text analysis will be introduced, including machine learning, topic modeling, sentiment analysis and social network analysis. Participants will be guided through best practices for conducting computationally driven literary critical research using the R programming language. The camp is geared towards faculty and graduate students, with no prior programming experience required.