London · Meet-ups

Some Thoughts on IWCS 2015

Last week I attended the 11th International Conference on Computational Semantics (IWCS 2015). This conference is the bi-yearly meeting of the ACL‘s Special Interest Group on Semantics and this edition was hosted by Queen Mary University’s Computational Linguistics Lab. The topics discussed at the conference revolve around computing, annotating, extracting and representing meaning in natural… Continue reading Some Thoughts on IWCS 2015

Graph Databases · Neo4j · Python

Getting started with Neo4j and Python

This article is a brief introduction to Neo4j, one of the most popular graph databases, and its integration with Python. Graph Databases Graph databases are a family of NoSQL databases, based on the concept of modelling your data as a graph, i.e. a collection of nodes (representing entities) and edges (representing relationships). The motivation behind… Continue reading Getting started with Neo4j and Python

Data Mining · Data Visualisation · NLP · Python

Mining Twitter Data with Python: Part 5 – Data Visualisation Basics

A picture is worth a thousand tweets: more often than not, designing a good visual representation of our data, can help us make sense of them and highlight interesting insights. After collecting and analysing Twitter data, the tutorial continues with some notions on data visualisation with Python. Tutorial Table of Contents: Part 1: Collecting data… Continue reading Mining Twitter Data with Python: Part 5 – Data Visualisation Basics