Library Workshops and Events
Preparing Files for Text & Data Mining
Text mining—a process for extracting information from unstructured text—requires everyday files (PDF, Word, HTML, etc.) to be transformed into plain text files. Once your files are in a plain text format (no bold, no italics, no underlining, etc.) they are ready for automated processing and computer analysis.
This hands-on workshop will demonstrate and facilitate the use of a free Java-based program called Tika to do this work. More specifically, this workshop will help attendees install Tika and use it to convert just about any file into plain text, and then participants will be empowered to use a myriad of text mining services available on the 'Net.
There are no prerequisites, but participants will want to bring their own laptop to the session.
Related LibGuide: Text Mining and Analysis by Eric Lease Morgan
- Tuesday, September 3, 2019
- 2:00PM - 3:00PM
- Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship // Hesburgh Library 2nd Floor // Consultation Room 247
- Eric Lease Morgan
- CDS | Text Mining & Analysis Workshops