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10:00 am

Data Analysis Workshop: Intro to Text Analysis (Part 2)

January 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

Part two of this workshop series will introduce more complex concepts such as named entity recognition, sentiment analysis, and topic modeling. Participants will explore tools such as NER and Topic Modelling Tool. Please bring a laptop for your own use during the workshop with Stanford Named Entity Recognizer and Topic Modeling Tool installed. Please note: …

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12:00 pm

SEDRD Speaker Series: Beyond Resilience

January 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Landscape Architecture, 124 Reynolds Walk

Ben Reid-Howells's talk “Beyond Resilience: Stories from the Field” explores his three-year journey from India to Scotland in which he and his partner Kumar Prashant undertook projects of peace, sustainable living and community well-being. Pizza will be provided. All are welcome to attend! About Ben Reid-Howells: Reid-Howells is an international educator and community organizer with …

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1:00 pm

Data Skills Workshop: Cleaning and Preparing Data – OpenRefine

January 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

Good data is like a good turkey dinner: you need to clean and prepare it before you can enjoy it properly. What? I have to clean and prepare my data?! This workshop will teach you how to use the free open-source tool, OpenRefine, to get that messy data in order. You will learn how to: …

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5:30 pm

(Re)Discover India Through Films: ‘Cooking with Stella’

January 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Interdisciplinary Hub – MacKinnon 019, University of Guelph MacKinnon Bldg
Guelph, N1G 2W1

Watch Deepa Mehta's Cooking with Stella, the first in a specially curated series of video presentations (re)introducing India in all its diversity. Cooking with Stella (104 min.) was selected by Vijay Nair, University of Guelph, Executive Chef. Vijay hails from Kerala, India. He worked in various hotels and cruise ships before joining the University in 2011 …

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6:30 pm

Arboretum Planetarium Workshop: Stellar Navigation

January 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm

Join guest instructor Trevor Chandler inside his planetarium for this amazing program (families welcome and encouraged). This planetarium show introduces the history of navigating using the stars. It reviews why stellar navigation was developed, as well as how the North Star, Polaris, can be used to determine compass points or to estimate latitude. The planetarium …

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