This is the companion course for extra credit for a course project, for the course "Sequencing Legal DNA: NLP for Law and Political Economy".
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.
Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)