2017 TextXD Conference Videos

December 2, 2017

This is a presentation of the complete set of videos from the 2017 TextXD Conference, held at the Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS) on November 29 through December 1, 2017.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30 at BIDS (190 Doe Library)

Host Nick Adams, a researcher at BIDS and founder of GoodlyLabs, welcomed this year's participants.

10:10-10:35 AM
John Mohr, University of California, Santa Barbara
The Frontiers of Social Scientific Text Analysis

10:35-10:45 AM
Cody Hennesy, University of California, Berkeley
Text Analysis on 14 Million Digital Library Books

10:45-11:15 AM
Julia Silge, StackOverflow
Text Mining with Tidy Data Principles and Count-based Methods

11:15-11:30 AM
Pramit Choudhary, DataScience
Explainable NLP Algorithms: Understanding Word Relevance in Text Datasets

11:30-11:40 AM
Elena Glassman, BIDS, University of California, Berkeley
Wavelets for Text

11:40 AM-12:00 PM
Jamie Murdoch, University of California, Berkeley
Beyond Word Importance: Contextual Decomposition for Interpreting LSTMs

12:00-12:05 PM
Devin Cornell, University of California, Santa Barbara
Word Embedding and Semantic Analysis of News Data

12:05-12:25 PM
Host: Marla Stuart, University of California, Berkeley
Introduction and Make Session Previews

1:00-1:30 PM
Lunch Chat Panel — The Frontier of NLP (at Berkeley and Beyond)


1:30-5:00 PM— Make Session

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1 at BIDS (190 Doe Library)

10:00-10:05 AM — BIDS Fellow Alex Paxton welcomed everyone back for Day 2 of TextXD 2017.

10:05-10:20 AM
Claudia von Vacano, D-Lab, University of California, Berkeley
Scalable Detection of Online Hate Speech


10:20-10:50 AM
Jake Ryland Williams, Drexel University
Minimal Semantic Units in Text Analysis

10:50-11:05 AM
Han Zhang, Princeton University
Uncovering Authoritarian Rule: Identifying Collective Action with Social Media Data


11:05-11:35 AM
Rex Douglass (UCSD)
Georeferencing of Events from Text

11:35-11:55 AM 
Nick Adams, BIDS, University of California, Berkeley
TextThresher: Qualitative Text Analysis at a Quantitative Scale 

11:55 AM-12:05 PM
Oksana Gologorskaya, University of California, San Francisco 
Text Analysis in Biomedical Applications at UCSF

12:05-12:20 PM
Miriam Petruck, International Computer Science Institute
The FrameNet Database -- FrameNet: The Tip of the Iceberg

12:20-12:35 PM
Meredith Lee, West Big Data Innovation Hub and University of California, Berkeley
Collaborating with the Big Data Innovation Hubs

1:00-1:30 PM 
Lunch Chat Panel — Humans In the Loop: The Role of Humans in Text Analysis

4:30-5:00 PM
Conference Closing and Remarks from Participants

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