E5116 Programming Course for Economists (Lecture)

Provided by: UMA
Master's degree (EQF level: 7)

This course aims to introduce students to the essential tools of text analysis (or: natural language processing, NLP). It turns unstructured text into quantitative data used for empirical research in economics, management science, and many other fields. We will use R for most of the course and Python to showcase some machine learning applications with text data at the end of the semester.

  • Fall 2024

    Course start date 2024-09-02
    Course end date 2024-12-06
    Language English
    Credits 2.5 (ECTS)
    Grading scheme: very good (1,0 - 1,5)
    good (1,6 - 2,5)
    satisfactory (2,6 - 3,5)
    sufficient (3,6 - 4,0)
    failed (5,0)