How to Create Interactive Network Graphs (from Twitter or elsewhere) with Python

How to Create Interactive Network Graphs (from Twitter or elsewhere) with Python

In this post, a gentle introduction to different Python packages will let you create network graphs users can interact with. Taking a few steps into graph theory, you can apply these methods to anything from links between the severity of terrorist attacks or the prices of taxi cabs. In this…

Make a word cloud in a single line of Python

Make a word cloud in a single line of Python

This is a concise way to make a word cloud using Python. It can teach you basics of coding while creating a nice graphic. It’s actually four lines of code, but making the word cloud only takes one line, the final one. import nltk from wordcloud import WordCloud nltk.download(“stopwords”) WordCloud(background_color=”white”,…

The epistemology and metaphysics of causality

The epistemology and metaphysics of causality

The epistemology of causality There are two epistemic approaches to causal theory. Under a hypothetico-deductive account, we hypothesize causal relationships and deduce predictions based on them. We test these hypotheses and predictions by comparing empirical phenomena and other knowledge and information on what actually happens to these theories. We may…