ConText

Welcome to ConText

ConText stands for Connections and Texts. This is our short way of saying that ConText supports a) the construction of network data from natural language text data, a process also known as relation extraction and b) the joint analysis of text data and network data.
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Team

  • PI: Jana Diesner (GSLIS, CS, UIUC)
  • Grad Student Team: Amirhossein Aleyasen (CS), Jinseok Kim (GSLIS), Shubhanshu Mishra (GSLIS), Kiumars Soltani (Informatics), Liang Tao (Agricultural Engineering), Sean Wilner (Informatics)

Publications

Training Courses/ Workshops

Training Resources

Presentations

  • Diesner J (2014) "Computational Assessment of the Impact of Social Justice Documentaries". HASTAC, Lima, Peru.
  • Diesner J (Apr 2014) at Dissect: Impact Event at CUNY, Graduate School of Journalism, New York, NY
  • Diesner J (Mar 2014) Impact Distribution Lab, by BritDoc and Ford Foundation, New York, NY
  • Diesner J (Feb 2014) at The Media Consortium Annual Conference, Chicago, IL
  • Diesner J (2013) Impact Assessment and ConText. at Media Impact Focus: Assessing the Impact of Media, Paley Center for Media, New York
  • Diesner J (2013) Impact Assessment and ConText. at Media Impact Focus: Assessing the Impact of Media, Paley Center for Media, New York
  • Diesner J, Aleyasen A, Kim J, Mishra S, Soltani K, Wilner S (2013). Impact Assessment and ConText. at Dissection: Impact, Oakland, CA
  • Diesner J (2013) Assessing the Impact of (Social Justice) Documentaries. at Sundance Institute, Creative Producing Summit.

Acknowledgement

  • Sponsor: FORD Foundation, JustFilms division, grant No. 0125-6162.
  • We are also grateful to feedback from Dr. Susie Pak, St John's University, Orlando Bagwell, former director of JustFilms, Joaquin Alvarado, Chief Strategy Officer at the Center for Investigative Reporting, and Lindsay Green Berber and Sebastian Benthall from the iSchool at Berkeley.

Support

Contact us on our mailing list: context-gslis@illinois.edu

Contact

Jana Diesner jdiesner@illinois.edu