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Analyzing Textual Information

1st Edition

From Words to Meanings through Numbers

Johannes Ledolter; Lea S. VanderVelde
eISBN-13: 9781544390031

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Researchers in the social sciences and beyond are dealing more and more with massive quantities of text data requiring analysis, from historical letters to the constant stream of content in social media. Traditional texts on statistical analysis have focused on numbers, but this book will provide a practical introduction to the quantitative analysis of textual data. Using up-to-date R methods, this book will take readers through the text analysis process, from text mining and pre-processing the text to final analysis. It includes two major case studies using historical and more contemporary text data to demonstrate the practical applications of these methods. Currently, there is no introductory how-to book on textual data analysis with R that is up-to-date and applicable across the social sciences. Code and a variety of additional resources are available on an accompanying website for the book at: https://www.biz.uiowa.edu/faculty/jledolter/analyzing-textual-information/.

ISBNs 9781544390000, 9781544390000, 1544390033, 9781544390031
Language English
Number of Pages 192
Edition 1st