Rempartstraße 15 79098 Freiburg im Breisgau Germany
Strings, lists, conditional execution, for-loops
This series of workshops introduces participants to basic coding in the programming language Python with the specific goal of enabling them to process, manipulate, and analyze digitized language data. Students will acquire an understanding of fundamental Python data structures, methods, and operations as well as specific applications designed for machine-based text analysis. Among the tasks students will learn to handle are the following:
Searching text for individual words and comparing words in context across different texts
Counting words, multi-word sequences, parts-of-speech, etc.
Calculating frequency distributions of all words in a text or corpus
Reading from and writing to external files (e.g. reading corpus material into Python and writing results of a search query to a spreadsheet)
Searching for complex patterns in natural language by means of regular expressions.
Given the current pandemic situation and attendant uncertainties, the workshops will be conducted via BigBlueButton. Please contact the instructor to receive links to the meeting room and the repository with course materials.
The individual sessions build on each other and are intended as a complete series. Take-home exercises will be given in between sessions to practice the acquired skills. However, it is possible to participate in only some of the workshops, according to participants’ availability. In this case, it is expected that the content of previous workshops (provided asynchronously) will have been thoroughly reviewed and the exercises completed. Submission of the relevant exercises will be a precondition for joining a workshop session.
DIS-AGREE Grant: TheEuropean Campus „Seed Money“
Das geisteswissenschaftliche Projekt aus der Linguistik steht unter der Leitung der Universität Freiburg und wird gemeinsam mit den Universitäten Basel, Haute-Alsace und Strasbourg umgesetzt. Information und Kontakt
Hermann Paul Scholarship in Linguistics 2020
The Hermann Paul Scholarship in Linguistics 2020 in Basel went to Mizuki Koda. Congratulations!
Hermann Paul Scholarship in Linguistics 2019
The Hermann Paul Scholarship in Linguistics 2019 in Basel went to Ye Ji Lee. Congratulations!
Hermann Paul Scholarship in Linguistics 2018
The Hermann Paul Scholarship in Linguistics 2018 in Basel went to Joelle Loew. Congratulations!
Hermann Paul Scholarships in Linguistics 2017
The Hermann Paul Scholarships in Linguistics 2017 in Basel went to Robert Reinecke and Valentina Saccone. Congratulations!
Hermann-Paul-Preis für herausragende Dissertationen
Der Hermann-Paul Preis 2019 ging an Emiel van den Hoven. Herzlichen Glückwunsch! /// The Hermann Paul Award 2019 went to Emiel van den Hoven. Congratulations!
Der Hermann-Paul Preis 2018 ging an Verena Schröter und Hanna Svensson. Herzlichen Glückwunsch! /// The Hermann Paul Award 2018 went to Verena Schröter and Hanna Svensson. Congratulations!
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