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Progress Meeting – 17 June 2015

On Wednesday 17th June, the UK projects funded under round 3 of the Digging into Data challenge gathered together at Paddington for the mid-term progress meeting. This workshop provided projects with the opportunity to present, not just on progress, but on highlights, issues, challenges and share this information with the funders and other projects. Rather … Read more

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Things that make you go “um”

The Trees and Tweets project is once again in the news. This time the project features in this article in The Atlantic – Things that make you go “um”. The article discusses how the linguists on the Trees and Tweets project team analysed Twitter data to learn about how both men and women, from different US regions, … Read more

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Trees and Tweets in the media

Although phase 3 projects have only recently started some have already received interest in the media. The Trees and Tweets project is conducting an analysis of dialect variation based on a corpus of billions of tweets and an analysis of migration patterns based on a dataset consisting of millions of family trees. At the Methods … Read more

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