This course will cover the major techniques for mining and analyzing text data to discover interesting patterns, extract useful knowledge, and support decision making, with an emphasis on statistical approaches that can be generally applied to arbitrary text data in any natural language with no or minimum human effort.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM TEXT MINING AND ANALYTICS
Well taught course, would have preferred if went further into topics like opinion mining (even if we had optional lectures or assignments). However, definitely a fun course to learn a lot.
Outstanding mix of theory and practical applications to help understand the theory. Well organized and excellent presentations. Thank you!
Very difficult, especially when it comes to logic and using math equations. You'll have a lot to learn from this course.
The content was very useful, and the preparation of the course denoted much care and preparation by the teacher. I would love to see some modern topics like word embeddings covered in the course!
About the Data Mining Specialization
The Data Mining Specialization teaches data mining techniques for both structured data which conform to a clearly defined schema, and unstructured data which exist in the form of natural language text. Specific course topics include pattern discovery, clustering, text retrieval, text mining and analytics, and data visualization. The Capstone project task is to solve real-world data mining challenges using a restaurant review data set from Yelp.
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