851-0739-02L Sequencing Legal DNA: NLP for Law and Political Economy (Course Project)
|Semester||Spring Semester 2021|
|Periodicity||yearly recurring course|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Comment||This is the optional course project for "Building a Robot Judge: Data Science for the Law." |
Please register only if attending the lecture course or with consent of the instructor.
Some programming experience in Python is required, and some experience with text mining is highly recommended.
|Abstract||This is the companion course for extra credit for a course project, for the course "Sequencing Legal DNA: NLP for Law and Political Economy".|
|Objective||Students will be introduced to a broad array of tools in natural language processing (NLP). They will learn to evaluate and apply NLP tools to a variety of problems. The applications will focus on social-science contexts, including law, politics, and the news media. Topics include text classification, topic modeling, transformers, model explanation, and bias in language.|