Introduction to machine learning for social science research
In this workshop, Dr Iulia Cioroianu will provide a brief overview of the most common machine learning algorithms used in social science research.
This workshop will introduce a range of machine learning techniques and provide an overview of the learning resources available to social science researchers who are interested in developing the skills needed to apply these methods to a range of substantive research questions.
The topics that Dr Iulia Cioroianu will cover in the session are:
Introduction: What is machine learning?
- Evaluating and selecting models
- Topic Models
Overview of available learning resources and tools