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Friday, April 13, 2012

Beaver to discuss use of Twitter during Arab Spring

David Beaver, associate professor of linguistics at University of Texas, will speak about "Social Language Processing: Arab Spring Twitterology and Beyond" at 3:30 p.m. on Friday (4/20) at the Mershon Center for International Security Studies, 1501 Neil Ave. Beaver's research uses computational studies of large bodies of text, experimental work, and theoretical modeling to examine unstated assumptions, meaning in context, and melodic features of language. To attend, email by Thursday (4/19).