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CAMEO Dictionary Coverage

I was going through the Petrarch2 dictionary code, working on live updating of dictionaries for the human coding interface, and ended up taking a look at the dictionaries’ coverage of different CAMEO event codes.

Three Tasks in Automated Text Geocoding

I’ve been working a lot of automated geocoding of text over the last 6 months, and I’ve found myself consistently describing the same set of tasks or ways to extract location information from text.

The Good Judgement Project and Bayes' Calculator

It’s been a very forecast-y week. Between (finally) reading Phil Tetlock’s excellent Expert Political Judgement, going to a half dozen panels at ISA on forecasting and event data, and today’s NPR story about the Good Judgement Project, I’ve been thinking a lot about how to make political forecasts and how we know when they’re good.