• 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…