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Pico #Iyer: Where is home? | #TED Talk Transcript | TED.com

25 Dec

“…And home, in the end, is of course not just the place where you sleep. It’s the place where you stand” [… where you become yourself… – Proust]

– Iyer

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One thousand seven hundred and seventy seven … @Instagram Chronicles featuring @WordPressDotCom #Blog

11 May

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#HashTags & #Neighbors & Hemispheres of #WorldPeace – intersecting colors, likes and meaningful times…

15 Aug

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(Funny how them #Saffron-tinged Balloons are just there, tinging the interaction even further!)

#Hashtagvana ?

1) Randomly shoot a neighbor’s cluster of #Saffron – soaked flowers;

2) Have someone in this here cloud like and point it out; then,

3) Somewhat coincidentally, when one searches for #Saffron ? … one finds out TODAY is actually the 67th Anniversary of #India ‘s Independence!

Interesting?! U betcha!

(Me? Think that “words of praise… courage” affirmation may fit nicely later on?)

So shall we think of #WorldPeace by Approximations’ Interpolations, perhaps!?

… Namaste!

Corpus, Corpuscles, Nuggets and Kernels: #ThoughtTracing? or the #Accruals of Analytics? (#Discrete #Math Class)

21 Apr

So we have a write a paper – I start ‘nominating-through-research’…

“… Took a few mins at the Library (Well, mostly the #Gooracle), again, just in case we all end up ‘voting’ for this topic…


  • Computational linguistics, such as information extraction, corpus analysis, and so on

Meaning

  • Logic and set theory
  • Enumeration
  • Algorithmic concepts
  • Relations and functions
  •  Graph theory
  • Trees
  • Boolean Algebra

We get to pick a couple – NOT all from above, as they interpolate/intersect/buttress the main topic/headline


So someone actually sells these?

Our insatiable thirst for figuring stuff out?

Our insatiable thirst for figuring stuff out?

Corpus Analysis

One of the key areas of research in how computers can facilitate language learning is the field of corpus linguistics. Simply put, corpus linguistics is the study of language as expressed in samples (corpora) of “real world” texts.

In order to conduct a study of language (or develop a product) which is corpus-based, it is necessary to either gain access to, or develop a corpus of language, and then analyze the corpus using dedicated analysis tools such as concordancing programs. A corpus consists of a databank of natural texts, compiled from writing and/or a transcription of recorded speech. A concordancer is a software program which analyzes corpora and ranks or lists the results, letting us know which vocabulary words and phrases are most frequent (and thus most important to study). The main focus of corpus linguistics is to discover patterns of authentic language use through analysis of actual usage.

Many of our products and services are based on the careful development and analysis of focused-corpora, and depending on your specific needs, we can quickly create, analyze and provide output from corpora for a wide range of purposes.

For example, the popular NHK TV show “Eigo Shaberenaito” recently hired us to develop a list of essential English vocabulary words needed to be successful in business. Within less than 2 months, we were able to create a corpus of over 100 million words of current written and spoken business English, whose analysis yielded a list of 1000 high frequency business English words that are now being taught on their TV show and accompanying online and physical textbooks.

Retrieved from: http://www.charlie-browne.com/services/corpus-analysis/


Twitter?…

(as folks, yet again, companies like the one I service/support, they have placed a TON of resources on updating their Groupware offerings…)


“4. Corpus analysis

First, we checked the distribution of words frequencies in the corpus. A plot of word frequencies is presented in Figure 1. As we can see from the plot, the distribution of word frequencies follows Zipf’s law, which confirms a proper characteristic of the collected corpus.

Next, we used TreeTagger (Schmid, 1994) for English to tag all the posts in the corpus. We are interested in a difference of tags distributions between sets of texts (positive, negative, neutral).

To perform a pairwise comparison of tags distributions, we calculated the following value for each tag and two sets (i.e. positive and negative posts)…”

(And that’s where the need to peek at URL is a must…?)

Retrieved from: http://deepthoughtinc.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/Twitter-as-a-Corpus-for-Sentiment-Analysis-and-Opinion-Mining.pdf


Anyway, I have an hour before this Coffeehouse shuts down… so I hope above helps with the ‘platform’ – and nomination process?Go, #Corpus, GOOOO!”

So that’s one of my school entries – again, enthused by the possibilities! – and realities of a market that continues to elevate a lot of us?

#SpringSigns: … Nature’s Relentlessness, now on a Window near you… #Epiphany

24 Mar

Howdy! So we were thinking of a specific time to capture those denuded trees… Guess what? Mama Nature’s Calendar, as prodded by Papa Winter’s disappearance, well…. Just take a look!

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That’s a favorite window from #3rdWinter’s photo essay!

Remember?

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(and today’s bio entries on this digitized journal of our lives? Adding a Horoscope, just for Giggles, as it was actually brought up by the Missus – and preserved/filed under ‘Sage Advice’ – for her!

Cheers!

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Weather via @WUnderground App
Zoroastrian Advice per Holiday Mathis via http://www.Herald-Review.Com … analog copy at our doorstep! #OldSchool!

#Travel: Amazing Stories from America’s “Gilded Age” – And The Eight Federal Circuit! #History

10 Mar

Amazing Stories from America’s “Gilded Age” – And The Eight Federal Circuit! #History

http://DavidDavisMansion.Org

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