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Slides on how to use the text mining tool, MONK.

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Monk slides final

  1. 1. MONK: An Introduction Harriett Green, English and Digital Humanities Librarian“Digital Humanities in Theory and Practice: Tools and Methods for Librarians” June 22, 2012
  2. 2. MONK, the project MONK, the tool
  3. 3. What Is MONK?• A web-based text mining application:• Contains a closed corpus of curated texts marked up in TEI-A and Part-Of-Speech tagging• Texts selected from public collections (i.e., Documenting the American South) and proprietary (i.e., EEBO)• Analyze texts with tools based on SEASR and Meandre
  4. 4. How Do I Use It?• Start at (Don’t forget to type the encrypted “https”!)
  5. 5. Create an Account and Log In• Click on “Begin” button to create an account • If you’re from a CIC institution, click on the “Begin CIC” button in the lower box to log in with your university ID and password• After setting up user name and password, log into MONK 5
  6. 6. Available Works
  7. 7. Create a Project
  8. 8. MONK Workbench“Define Worksets” to build text corpus
  9. 9. Create WorksetsSearch for texts to create a workset
  10. 10. Create WorksetsSelect texts and click Save to create a Workset
  11. 11. View Texts
  12. 12. Select Toolsets• Use tools based on SEASR and Meandre (• Compare Worksets: Use Dunning’s Log Likelihood or TF/IDF comparisons to analyze two worksets against each other• Classification: Run Naïve Bayes analysis and can also produce Decisions Trees
  13. 13. Select Toolsets
  14. 14. Run Analysis!
  15. 15. You Try It!
  16. 16. MONK in a Nutshell• Read the MONK Tutorials: orial/gettingStarted/gettingStarted.html• A great tool for learning about text mining• For technical help, contact:
  17. 17. QUESTIONS?Thank you for your time! Harriett Green Twitter: @greenharr