YEREVAN, Armenia – The AUA Data Science Initiative organized a two-hour workshop on November 28 on the topic of “Text Mining and Sentiment Analysis Using Python.” Vahe Hakobyan, a graduate of Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität in Bonn, Germany who currently holds a position as Data Scientist with Monitis, an IT solutions company, led the workshop.
Text mining is a sub-division of data mining and focuses on knowledge extraction from unstructured data. It combines notions and techniques from different disciplines, such as information retrieval, linguistics, machine learning, and other disciplines. The focus of the workshop was on one particular application—sentiment analysis.
Founded in 1991, the American University of Armenia (AUA) is a private, independent university located in Yerevan, Armenia and affiliated with the University of California. AUA provides a global education in Armenia and the region, offering high-quality, graduate and undergraduate studies, encouraging civic engagement, and promoting public service and democratic values.