IMC: Jacob Montgomery, “Human computation scaling for measuring meaningful latent traits in political texts”

This Friday, October 28th at noon Eastern time, the International Methods Colloquium will host a presentation by Jacob Montgomery of Washington University in St. Louis. Professor Montgomery’s presentation is titled “Human computation scaling for measuring meaningful latent traits in political texts.” The presentation will draw on a paper of the same name, co-authored with David Carlson:

http://jee3.web.rice.edu/SentimentIt.pdf

To tune in to the presentation and participate in the discussion after the talk, visit http://www.methods-colloquium.com/ and click “Watch Now!” on the day of the talk. To register for the talk in advance, click here:

https://riceuniversity.zoom.us/webinar/register/be56c6d1438e3d478c34be5db4a05ad8

The IMC uses Zoom, which is free to use for listeners and works on PCs, Macs, and iOS and Android tablets and phones. You can be a part of the talk from anywhere around the world with access to the Internet. The presentation and Q&A will last for a total of one hour.

About Justin Esarey

Assistant Professor of Political Science at Rice University.
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