Practicum: Topic modelling update…

This is a continuation of a series of posts relating to a topic modelling project. The first post in the series can be found here.   At this stage I’m happy to report that topics are being generated and models are being produced. Unfortunately I’m still operating on a sample of 50 statements rather than […]

Practicum: Topic Modelling the B.M.H.’s Witness Statements

For this project I’ll be aiming to create topic models using the Bureau of Military History’s Witness Statements as the corpus. These statements were collected by the Irish State between 1947 and 1957 and relate to the period from the formation of the Irish Volunteers, 25th November 1913, to the beginning of the ceasefire (which lead to peace […]