There is a large amount of text data available for potential use in demographic research - both from the internet and from older data sources that can now be effectively digitized. This workshop aims to introduce participants to quantitative methods of text analysis to help incorporate these types of data into their own research. Both quantitative and qualitative researchers interested in exploring the potential uses for these tools are encouraged to attend. Examples will be presented in R, but no experience is necessary.
Participants can expect a hands-on experience that covers the entire lifecycle of a text analysis project, including: