Text Mining/Analysis Data Visualization Geospatial Analysis
  • Presentation: Freedom Narratives and Artifacts of African American Interpretation of Deuteronomy
    https://josh-been.github.io/Freedom-Narratives-Deuteronomy/ Dr. Steve Reid (Truett Seminary) and Josh Been just presented a paper outlining the results of approximately two years of text data mining research into understanding the African American response to the Book of Deuteronomy in…
  • State of the Union Addresses: Networking Similarities
    Description: All Presidential State of the Union Addresses from 1790-2006 organized by similarity of terms within the text and colors showing 4 communities, or classes, of Addresses. This is an example of applying social network analysis to text similarity. It is interesting to see the most central and significant Addresses were Truman's in 1946 and…
  • Workshop: Visualizing Text Locations Using Python
    Holding a hands-on workshop at SMU in a couple of weeks. Have a collection of digitized books, music lyrics, letters, or articles, and want to visualize a map of all locations mentioned in the texts? A combination of Python libraries, including spaCy, Geocoder, and Folium can seamlessly bridge the worlds…
  • Visualizing Locations Mentioned in The Browning's Letters
    Source: The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) via Project Gutenberg Methodology: Scroll past the three visualizations below. Map visualization of mentioned locations (circle radius proportional to frequency of mentions) …
  • Lady Bear Champions! What's Twitter Saying?
    Here is a quick demo of text data mining using Tweets about the Baylor Lady Bears Basketball Team. Click the full-screen button on the bottom-right of the iframe below to view in full screen. NVivo 12 Plus was used to auto-generate the themes and sentiment. No effort was made to review or improve the themes…
  • Topics from Tweets Mentioning Baylor University
    Project Title: Topics from Tweets Mentioning Baylor (08/2018)   Description: All Tweets mentioning Baylor University (excluding Baylor, Scott, & White and Baylor College of Medicine), and excluding retweets, during August 2018 were assigned themes and keywords using NVivo 12 Autocoding. Using Tableau Desktop, themes are visualized as…
  • PAD Emotional State Model Applied to Scholarly Literature
    To help commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. 50, as well as Black History Month, we are holding a hands-on digital scholarship workshop tomorrow (Tuesday, 02/20/18). The experimental nature of this workshop is to implement the PAD emotional state model, comprised of Pleasure (Valence), Arousal, and Dominance. Workshop Title: Using JSTOR for Digital Humanities: The Baptist…
  • Sentiment of 66 of George W. Truett's Sermons
    Project Title: Sentiment of 66 of George W. Truett's Sermons Click to launch visualization Description:Visualization providing sentiment scores for 66 Truett sermons given between 1941-1943. Sentiment was calculated for each sentence in the 66 Truett sermons available from the Baylor Library Digital Collections. The VADER (Valence Aware Dictionary and sEntiment Reasoner) Sentiment analysis Python library…
  • Baylor Creations - Baylor University Faculty's Most Cherished Scholarship
    A compilation of Baylor University faculty's most cherished scholarship, from 2018 to current. A call goes out to faculty every January asking for citations from their scholarship they are most proud of from the last year. Beginning in 2019, with 2018 citations, the Baylor University Libraries has…
  • State of the Union Addresses: Networking Similarities
    Description: All Presidential State of the Union Addresses from 1790-2006 organized by similarity of terms within the text and colors showing 4 communities, or classes, of Addresses. This is an example of applying social network analysis to text similarity. It is interesting to see the most central and significant Addresses were Truman's in 1946 and…
  • Power BI Data Report of Library Instruction
    
  • Visualizing Locations Mentioned in The Browning's Letters
    Source: The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) via Project Gutenberg Methodology: Scroll past the three visualizations below. Map visualization of mentioned locations (circle radius proportional to frequency of mentions) …
  • Baylor Data Scholars: Who Are They?
    Data Scholar Website: https://blogs.baylor.edu/digitalscholarship/data-scholar-program-spring-2019/ The Baylor Libraries Data Scholar Program is a series of hands-on workshops designed to help  increase your understanding about digital research methods (techniques), hardware and software tools, and available data sources. _______________ Who is participating in this program? And who has become a Data Scholar in our first year, 2018-2019 (as…
  • Power BI: Baylor Creations Digital Display
    First published Power BI project we worked on was a digital interactive display for Baylor Creations 2018. Baylor Creations showcases publications and other scholarly output of our faculty. This Power BI-driven report has been…
  • HR Staffing Analytics Simulation (MGT 4337)
    HR Staffing Analytics Simulation An interactive exploratory dashboard prepared for MGT 4337 - Human Resource Staffing and Employee Relations Each student in two sections of this undergraduate management course recorded scores for 14 variables useful in hiring decisions. This anonymous dashboard allows students now to (1) view mean scores for…
  • Fuzzy Mapping in 15th Century England
    Project Title: Gendered Connections: Monastics, Priests, Women, and John Mirk's Festial in Fifteenth-Century England Description: Mine John Mirk's Festial manuscripts for instances of gendered language by mapping the fuzzy (approximate) location in 15th Century England.   Procedure: Identify 15th Century Map: The Counties of England,…
  • Workshop: Visualizing Text Locations Using Python
    Holding a hands-on workshop at SMU in a couple of weeks. Have a collection of digitized books, music lyrics, letters, or articles, and want to visualize a map of all locations mentioned in the texts? A combination of Python libraries, including spaCy, Geocoder, and Folium can seamlessly bridge the worlds…
  • Mapping Happiness: Happiest Places on Earth
    Where is *your* happiest place? Use this online tool to find out. Select from available criteria, set the direction, and assign weights. Data Source: Complete Collection, v1.01 Background: In 2014 I held a GIS workshop leading participants through an ArcGIS Desktop exercise using suitability analysis to create…
  • Creative Waco - New Potential Constituents
    Project Title: Creative Waco - New Potential Constituents Description:Each student group is focusing on one particular sector to help identify other constituents to bring to the table to work with Creative Waco. Based on each team's focus, students used up to five (5) variables to create a Risk Index by Block Group in McLennan County.…
  • Impoverished Youth Index & Unused Church Properties
    Project Title: Impoverished Youth Index & Unused Church Properties Description:Identify unused church properties in McLennan County, Texas that may potentially be used to support social service targeted at impoverished youth. This visualization was built specifically for a graduate course cross-listed as Social Work/Truett Seminary. Researchers Involved: Dr. Stephanie Boddie, Baylor School of Social Work Joshua…