Seminar Series "Big Data and Natural Language Processing in the Social Sciences and Humanities" #3

Date: January 18, 2017
Time: 17:00-19:00
Venue: UTokyo, Komaba Campus, Building 2, Room 303
Language: English

Nestor Alvaro (Data Scientist at BEEVA, Spain)
Consuming News Feed

Web feeds are a data format used for providing users with frequently updated content.  In this workshop we are going to focus on a news feed, the web feed from a news agency.  This tutorial will cover the basic concepts related to news feeds as well as a practical example.  The practical part will explain how to create a script in Python to automate the process of retrieving the news periodically from the feed and to store the relevant information in a database for later use.

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Nestor Alvaro is a Data Scientist at BEEVA (https://www.beeva.com/) researching on machine learning (ML) and natural language processing (NLP).
BEEVA is a technology consultancy firm created by the second largest bank in Spain: BBVA (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banco_Bilbao_Vizcaya_Argentaria).
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