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8-15 November, 2022 – Data Visualisation in R course held by Ákos Máté

On Tuesday, 8 and 15 November 2022, Ákos Máté held a course entitled Data Visualization in R. The aim of the course was to provide a practical and interactive overview of data visualization using the ggplot2 package in R. We covered the basic concepts of data visualization and then put them into practice using different …

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2023 COMPTEXT call

We are excited to announce that CompText 2023 will be held at the School of Government and Public Policy at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland. The meeting will be held from May 12-13, 2023 and will include a set of pre-conference training sessions covering multiple approaches to computational social science, text analysis and …

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29-30 September, 2022 – OPTED meeting in Amsterdam

From 29th to 30th September, OPTED held its second annual meeting in Amsterdam. The city is home to two of our project partners, at the University of Amsterdam and the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, and provided a great background for fascinating conversations. Members of every Work Package came together to discuss the present and future of …

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12-15 September, 2022 – Presentation BY ISTVÁN ÜVEGES at the CPSS Workshop in Potsdam

István Üveges gave a presentation at the CPSS Workshop in Potsdam, held between 12-15 September 2022. He described a new annotation framework for the emotion analysis of political texts and the machine learning results obtained with the Hungarian BERT model. The event was part of the KONVENS 2022 Conference on the intersection between computational linguistics …

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6-7 May, 2022 – Members of PoltextLAB participated in a conference IN DUBLIN organized by the COMPTEXT Network.

Members of PoltextLAB attended a conference of the COMPTEXT international text mining network in Dublin from 6 to 7 May. Miklós Sebők is a member of the conference’s organizing committee. Prior to the conference, Ákos Máté held a workshop on May 5 entitled “Data Visualization using ggplot2”. At the COMPTEXT conference, poltextLAB researches was presented …

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22 April, 2022. A Lecture by Miklos Sebok on the ANGELUSZ RÓBERT SOCIAL SCIENCES COLLEGE conference: “There is something new under the sun”

The head of poltextLAB presented his latest results on empirical text mining of legislation, including research on the legislative stability index, which is based on an automated, dictionary-based text mining approach to the analysis of law amendment-type relations (Sebők, M. – Kubik, B. Gy. – Molnár, Cs. – Járay, I. – Székely, A. (2022): Measuring …

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New Publication: Measuring legislative stability: a new approach with data from Hungary

A new article by Miklós Sebők, Bálint György Kubik, Csaba Molnár, István Járay and Anna Székely was published in published in European Political Science. The title of the article is Measuring legislative stability: a new approach with data from Hungary. “While the stability of legislation is one of the fundamental issues in political theory, comparative and quantitative …

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7 February, 2022 -Miklós Sebők participated in the third European Language Resource Coordination (ELRC) workshop in Hungary

On 7 February 2022, Miklós Sebők participated inthe third European Language Resource Coordination workshop in Hungary. The workshop tried to find answers to questions about what kind of language tools we have in the market and academic sphere, or in the public administration. Developers, integrators and users of Language Technology, shared experiences, requirements, and ways …

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