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Wilkerson and Stramp: LegEx: Online ‘Legislative Explorer’ uses big data to track decades of lawmaking

Professor Dr. John D. Wilkerson and Nicholas Stramp, of the University of Washington, have announced the availability of a new legislative data analysis and visualization tool: LegEx: Legislative Explorer. The announcement was made in a University of Washington press release: … Continue reading

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Papers on computational legislative studies at APSA 2013

At least three papers on computational legislative studies will be given at a program on New Methodologies in Legislative Studies, chaired by Professor Dr. Will Lowe of Harvard University, to be held 13 August 2013 at APSA 2013: The American … Continue reading

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Tauberer: Changes to GovTrack Bill Prognosis

Dr. Joshua Tauberer of GovTrack has posted Bill prognosis gets a few improvements, at the GovTrack Blog. He writes: …I’m adding three new factors to GovTrack’s analysis: whether the bill was introduced in the first 90 days of the Congress, … Continue reading

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Yano et al.: Textual Predictors of Bill Survival in Congressional Committees

Tae Yano and Professor Dr. Noah A. Smith, both of Carnegie Mellon University Language Technologies Institute, and Professor Dr. John D. Wilkerson of the University of Washington Deaprtment of Political Science, presented a paper entitled Textual Predictors of Bill Survival … Continue reading

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