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Data analysis on Mitacs Globalink 2015 projects: Part 2 – Word Cloud


Mitacs Globalink Research Internships is a project from Mitacs which allows undergraduate students from Brazil, France, China, India, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Turkey or Vietnam to perform a 3 months internship in some university lab research in Canada.

This series of post is a personal attempt to perform some basic data analysis over projects information, such as projects title and description. Check Part 1 to see my saga on collecting the data.


First question I wanted to answer was: “What are most of the projects about?”. I decided that generating an word cloud over the projects title would be an easy and quick way to get an overview on the keywords and topics used to describe the projects.

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