NTR webinar: Automatic detection of author profiles in social networks

On November 24 Grigori Sidorov, Professor and researcher at the Natural Language and Text Processing Laboratory, Center for Computing Research, National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico city, Mexico, held a technical Zoom webinar on “Automatic detection of author profiles in social networks.”

Professor Sidorov covered the following points:

  • The advantages and disadvantages of using social media. 
  • The vector space model (briefly). 
  • Ideas of soft cosine similarity and syntactic n-grams. 
  • The application of machine learning methods to the analysis of texts in social networks. 
  • How authors’ profiles (gender, age) can be automatically detected based on the texts they write on social networks, including experimental data in various text collections.

Presentation in English is available here.

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