9 Final Project: Analyzing Text Data

In this chapter, we’ll put together some of the tools developed in previous chapters by working on a project related to linguistics and psychology. Many important data projects today deal with text data, from text matching to chatbots to customer sentiment analysis to authorship discernment and linguistic analysis. We’ll look at a small dataset of linguistic features derived from different creative writing samples to see how language usage varies over genres; some genres encourage a different writing process that reflects a different author mindset, such as writing a personal essay versus writing a spontaneous ...

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