This is the schedule for Advanced Seminar in Computational Linguistics: Computational Social Science, Fall 2013.

In addition, some topic areas may take longer than expected, so keep an eye on the class mailing list or e-mail me for "official" dates.

Sep 4.

Administrivia, class overview.

Sep 11.

Computational Analysis of Perspective

Sentiment analysis background

Sep 18.

Linguistically informed analysis

Sep 25. Note: Philip is out of town. Also note that the Linguistics Dept has a projector that can be borrowed, which might be particularly useful for this class.

The mechanics of gathering relevant data: hands-on session

Oct 2.

Computational political science


Oct 9.

Agenda setting

Also note that Brendan O'Connor (CMU) will be giving a Computational Linguistics Colloquium talk at 11am in A.V. Williams 3258 that is likely to be relevant to people in this class.

Oct 16.

Politicians' agendas

Oct 23.

Agendas in political debates

Oct 30.

Framing and bias

Nov 6.

Bridge: All Politics is Local Psychological

Nov 13.

Text-driven computational models in psychology

Language use, personality, and behavior

Nov 20.

Clinical conditions

Nov 27.

No class. Happy Thanksgiving!

Dec 4 .

Interpersonal Relationships

Related reading:
Dec 11 Last class! Discussion of people's projects.

Miscellaneous list of other papers that are potentially of interest

Philip Resnik, Associate Professor
Department of Linguistics and Institute for Advanced Computer Studies

Department of Linguistics
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University of Maryland           Linguistics phone: (301) 405-8903
College Park, MD 20742 USA	   Fax: (301) 314-2644 / (301) 405-7104	   E-mail: resnik AT umd _DOT.GOES.HERE_ edu