[L4-TP] Introduction to Text Processing

March 30, 2020 - Berlin

This course is about text mining, its theory, concepts, and applications. Specifically, the course focuses on the acquisition, processing and mining of textual data with KNIME Analytics Platform. You will learn how to use the Text Processing Extension to read textual data into KNIME, enrich it semantically, preprocess it, transform it into numerical data, and extract information and knowledge from it through descriptive analytics (data visualization, clustering) and predictive analytics (regression, classification) methods. Course also covers popular text mining applications including social media analytics, topic detection and sentiment analysis.

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What level of KNIME experience is needed for this course?

You should be familiar with KNIME Analytics Platform and ideally be using it on a regular basis. This course doesn’t provide an introduction to KNIME. We recommend you be at the level of an advanced KNIME user.

What level of text mining experience is needed for this course?

None. This course is designed for beginner text miners.

What do I need to bring?

Your own laptop, ideally pre-installed with the latest version of KNIME Analytics Platform, which you can download at

Where do I find the latest version of KNIME Analytics Platform?

Download the latest free, open source version of knime here:

Where can I find the KNIME Textprocessing Extension?

You can install the KNIME Textprocessing Extension via drag&drop from the KNIME Hub.