Is it Shakespeare?

Using Python for authorship attribution in Renaissance drama A lecturer, Paul Brown, and a student, Katie Jones, present their exploration of analysing old plays in an automated fashion. The period of interest there are at least a 1/3 of which the authorship is unknown. A source of early plays online is the Early Book Online tool, https://eebo.chadwyck.com/home Not common to use […]

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Getting the Edge with Network Analysis with Alan Nir

Today I am lucky enough to be attending PyCon UK 2018.  I have chosen to get a brief introduction into network analysis. Alan Nir is giving a high level intro into how network analysis can benefit your work/research.  He is giving a brief introduction and no mathematics and algorithms will be introduced in this session. My favourite line, a network in […]

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Scrum master training

I really enjoyed refreshing my Scrum practice, when I recently attended Scrum master training with Paul Goddard from Agilify.  Below is a quick overview of Scrum. What is Scrum? Scrum is an Agile framework for software development. The ability to respond to change and deliver useful quality products quickly through incremental development and client participation. Scrum makes use of… Cross […]

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Notes on R

R – an interpreted programming environment for statistical computing and graphics Coming to R from Python and other programming languages, my notes are comparative versus exhaustive. See the following for a good guide. There is a mechanism for installing R local packages (akin to the usage of virtualenv for isolated Python package installations) install.packages Lists are like dictionaries $ is […]

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