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Text Analysis in Python

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You don’t need any experience with python or other programming languages to take this workshop.


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00:00 1. Running and Quitting How can I run Python programs?
00:15 2. Variables and Assignment How can I store data in programs?
00:35 3. Data Types and Type Conversion What kinds of data do programs store?
How can I convert one type to another?
00:55 4. Built-in Functions and Help How can I use built-in functions?
How can I find out what they do?
What kind of errors can occur in programs?
01:20 5. Morning Coffee Break
01:35 6. Libraries How can I use software that other people have written?
How can I find out what that software does?
01:55 7. Lunch Break
02:40 8. Lists How can I store multiple values?
03:00 9. For Loops How can I make a program do many things?
03:25 10. Conditionals How can programs do different things for different data?
03:50 11. Latent Sentiment Analysis FIXME
03:50 12. Reading in text How do I get a file into python?
How do I write a file from python?
03:50 Finish

The actual schedule may vary slightly depending on the topics and exercises chosen by the instructor.