Text Classification for the Arabic Language

GDG Kuwait
Wed, Sep 21, 5:00 PM (GMT+3)

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During this workshop, the basic text classification pipeline will be explained in detail along with hand-on experience using Python and Google Colab notebook. The scope of this workshop focuses on Arabic dialectal datasets for text classification. It also includes a project for offensive language detection.

About this event

Text classifications is the process of categorizing text into organized predefined groups or tags. It is one of the fundamental tasks in most natural language processing systems. Sentiment analysis, topic identification, spam detection, language identification among others are based on automatic text classification techniques. During this workshop, the basic text classification pipeline will be explained in detail along with hand-on experience using Python and Google Colab notebook. The scope of this workshop focuses on Arabic dialectal datasets for text classification. It also includes a project for offensive language detection.


Prerequisites:

- Basics in Python.

- Signed up to Google Colab  https://colab.research.google.com/


For any questions, please contact Dr. Fatemah Husain (f.husain@ku.edu.kw).

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  • Zainab AlMeraj

    Zainab AlMeraj

    Kuwait University

    GDG Organizer

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  • Maryam AlMahdi

    Maryam AlMahdi

    Kuwait university, GDG Kuwait organizer

    GDG Organizer

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  • Hafsa ALmuhanna

    Hafsa ALmuhanna

    Kuwait University

    Organizer

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  • Umaima Eftikhar

    Umaima Eftikhar

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  • Fatemah Husain

    Fatemah Husain

    Kuwait University

    Assistant Professor

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  • Shorook Al-Sayegh

    Shorook Al-Sayegh

    Kuwait Informatin Technology Society

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