Online Course

[L4-TP] Introduction to Text Processing - Online

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[L4-TP] Introduction to Text Processing - Online

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.

Put what you’ve learnt into practice with the hands-on exercises. 
This is an external instructor-led course consisting of four 90-minute online sessions run by Professor Dursun Delen and one of our KNIME data scientists. Each session has an exercise for you to complete at home. The course concludes with a 45-minute wrap up session.

Course Content

  • Session 1: Introduction to Text Processing and Importing Text

  • Session 2: Tokenization and Enrichment

  • Session 3: Preprocessing, Transformation, and Classification Models

  • Session 4: Visualization, Clustering, and Topic Modeling

  • Session 5: Movie Forecasting Use Case, Recap and final Q&A

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What level of KNIME experience is needed for this course?

You must be competent in using KNIME Analytics Platform. We strongly recommend you be at the level of an advanced KNIME user -  for example you’ve taken a basic and advanced KNIME Analytics Platform Course and/or use KNIME on a regular basis.

How do I join the course?

You’ll receive a zoom link with your registration confirmation. Make sure you have a stable internet connection!

What if I miss a session? Will I be able to watch a replay?

Sure! The sessions will be recorded and you’ll have access to each one for one month from the time the session is over.

Will I be able to ask questions?

Absolutely - fire away!

What do I need to have?

Your own laptop, ideally pre-installed with the latest version of KNIME Analytics Platform.

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

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

What other resources will help me to get started with KNIME?

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