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Monday, June 27 • 9:00am - 10:15am
MoRe than woRds, Text and Context: Language Analytics in Finance with R (Part 1)

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This tutorial surveys the technology and empirics of text analytics with a focus on nance applications. We present various tools of information extraction and basic text analytics. We survey a range of techniques of classi cation and predictive analytics, and metrics used to assess the performance of text analytics algorithms. We then review the literature on text mining and predictive analytics in nance, and its connection to networks, covering a wide range of text sources such as blogs, news, web posts, corporate lings, etc. We end with textual content presenting forecasts and predictions about future directions. The tutorial will use the R programming language throughout and present many hands-on examples.

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Sanjiv Das

Terry Professor of Finance and Data Science, Santa Clara University
Text Analytics, FinTech, Network Risk.

Karthik Mokashi

Santa Clara University
I am pursuing my Master's at Santa Clara University with a focus on Data Science and Business Analytics. I am passionate about improving my knowledge of the different models and the accompanying tools, and how they are applied to diverse business questions. I am working on building... Read More →

Monday June 27, 2016 9:00am - 10:15am PDT
McDowell & Cranston