JMCE/RECON Workshop

Computer-aided methods of textual analysis 

WP 6 - The Foreign and Security Dimension

Berlin, 27-28 May 2010  

 

Organised by Freie Universität Berlin

 

Workshop summary (D77) (pdf)

 

Workshop outline 

 

Programme

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Thursday 27 May



12:30-13:00

Arrival, registration, coffee


13:30-13:15

Welcome



Thomas Risse
Free University Berlin


13:15-13:30

Introduction: How to make use of computer- and corpus-linguistic methods for large-n text analysis in the social sciences

Amelie Kutter and Cathleen Kantner
Free University Berlin


 

The preparation of large multi-lingual corpora


13:30-14:00

Computing in the humanities by means of the eHumanities desktop

Alexander Mehler and Rüdiger Gleim
University of Bielefeld/Goethe University Frankfurt


14:00-14:15

Discussion


14:15-14:45

How to get rid of the noise in the corpus: cleansing large samples of digital newspaper texts

Amelie Kutter and Cathleen Kantner
Free University Berlin


14:45-15:00

Discussion


15:00-15:30 

Coffee break


 

Text analysis between human coding/annotation and automatisation 


15:30-16:00

Toward identifying arguments automatically

Manfred Stede
University of Postdam


16:00-16:15

Discussion


16:15-16:45

Improving manual annotation with usable software tools

Manuel Burghardt and Christian Wolff
University of Regensburg

 

16:45-17:00

Discussion 

 

17:00-17:30

Electoral campaigns, relation mining, and dependency parsing: extracting semantic network data from Swiss newspaper articles

Bruno Wüest, Simon Clematide and Daniel Laupper
University of Zürich

 

17:30-17:45

Discussion

 

17:45-18:00

Final debate and conclusions first day


19:30

Dinner: Jules Verne Restaurant
Schlüterstraße 61, S-Bhf Savignyplatz
 


Friday 28 May




How to analyse millions of texts and still be home for tea? Innovations in computer-aided linguistics and the social science

 

10:00-10:15

Coffee


10:15-10:45

Avoiding the hammer-and-nails problem. A theory driven approach to computer-aided political keywords analysis

Michal Bukowski
Jagiellonian University Krakow

 

 

Typical wording as a key to meaning


10:45-11:15

Automatic meaning? Large text corpora as the source of social knowledge

Jacek Kolodziej
Jagiellonian University Krakow


11:15-11:30

Discussion


11:30-12:00

Corpus-based extraction of domain-specific terminology

Fabienne Fritzinger
University of Stuttgart


12:00-12:15

Discussion

 

12:15-14:00

Lunch: Harnack-Haus
Ihnestraße 16-20, U-Bhf Thielplatz  


14:00-14:30

Semantic fields and conceptual categories: exploring the synergy of corpus and content analysis

Cathleen Kantner and Amelie Kutter
Free University Berlin

 

14:30-14:45

Discussion


14:45-15:00

Coffee break 

 

 

Approaches to tracing complex structures of meaning


15:00-15:30

A text-mining system for content analysis of large text corpora

Peter Kolb
University of California, San Francisco

 

15:30-15:45

Discussion

 

15:45-16:15

Speech act theory and grammar-based text analysis

Brit Helle Aarskog
University of Bergen

 

16:15-16:30

Discussion

 

16:30-16:45

Coffee break 

 

16:45-17:30 

Open discussion on problem-solutions, recommendations and concluding remarks


19:30

Dinner: Anda Lucia Restaurant and Tapasbar
Savignyplatz 2, S-Bhf Savignyplatz

 

 


For more information, please contact Cathleen Kantner