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jsLDA

jsLDA is a free, open source tool for corpus-based in browser topic modelling. Users can test the tool via the provided demo, or download the source code to run on their own system. Users can load any corpus accessible from a URL, and can train the ...
jsLDA
jsLDA

Meld

Meld is a free, open source tool for comparing files, directories and version-controlled projects developed in Python by Kai Willadsen. It features two- and three-way comparison of files and directories, supports numerous version control systems, and ...
Meld
Meld

Word and Phrase

Word and Phrase is a free, web-based text analysis tool created by Dr. Mark Davies of Brigham Young University. Users can paste texts directly into the box provided. The tool provides a range of detailed information on a text's words and phrases, on ...
Word and Phrase
Word and Phrase

Voyant RezoViz

Voyant RezoViz is a free, web-based tool in the Voyant toolset for visualizing the relationships between people, locations and organizations in a text or collection of texts.
Voyant RezoViz
Voyant RezoViz

PRORA

PRORA was a historically important set of six interrelated programs for creating computerized concordances, first released in the 1960s. It output on punched cards, could be used for any language represented by the Latin alphabet, and also had functions ...
PRORA
PRORA

Lexomics

Lexomics is a free tool for analyzing the frequency, distribution and arrangement of words in large-scale patterns.
Lexomics
Lexomics

DiscoverText

DiscoverText is a cloud-based textual analytics tool available for purchase. It is designed to collect data from sources such as social media, blogs and a variety of document formats, and generate tag clouds and reports from the resulting corpus.
DiscoverText
DiscoverText

Stanford HCI Group: PaperToolkit

PaperToolkit is a free, open source toolkit for designing pen and paper applications. Applications generated with this tool are intended for printing on a paper surface that allows some digital interaction, such as the related ButterflyNet or Interactive ...
Stanford HCI Group: PaperToolkit
Stanford HCI Group: PaperToolkit

English Metrics

English Metrics is a free tutorial on English metrics, first written in Hypercard and maintained in a StackRunner version for both OS X and Windows environments. It traces the process of scanning iambic pentameter, and includes reference and exercise ...
English Metrics
English Metrics

Coggle

Coggle is a web-based tool for visualizing and applying non-linear structuring to information. Though Coggle has been used for mind mapping, it is primarily a method of documenting branching and non-linear information, and encompassing multiple perspectives. ...
Coggle
Coggle

CommentSpace

CommentSpace is a free, collaborative tool for analysis of comments and visualizations on a website. It uses tags and links to organize the findings and identify contributions from particular users. This tool can assist analysts in identifying evidence ...
CommentSpace
CommentSpace

University of Maryland HCI Group: FeatureLens

FeatureLens is a free tool for visualizing and exploring patterns in text collections. This tool integrates the results of text-mining algorithms, and can assist in finding frequent words or ngrams, enabling the discovery of fuzzy repetition patterns. ...
University of Maryland HCI Group: FeatureLens
University of Maryland HCI Group: FeatureLens

SentiStrength

SentiStrength is a tool for sentiment analysis available for free to academic users (with registration), in Java and Windows-optimized versions. It estimates the strength of sentiment in short texts, and can handle informal language. Strength is expressed ...
SentiStrength
SentiStrength

Tropes

Tropes is a legacy commercial text analysis tool now available for free. It is designed for natural language processing and semantic classification, including chronological analysis of sequential pieces of text and summarization. It includes a graphical ...
Tropes
Tropes

SEASR: OpenNLP Entities To Protovis Network Graph

SEASR's OpenNLP Entities to Protovis Network Graph is a free tool for extracting entities within a specified sentence distance within a text. The OpenNLP system is used for entity extraction, and their relationships are represented in a link node network ...
SEASR: OpenNLP Entities To Protovis Network Graph
SEASR: OpenNLP Entities To Protovis Network Graph

List Words - XML (TAPoRware)

This tool lists words in an XML document, either uploaded by the user or from a web address. List Words works with relatively small texts of under a megabyte in size. It is part of the TAPoRware collection of tools; there are HTML and plain text versions ...
List Words - XML (TAPoRware)
List Words - XML (TAPoRware)

Raining Words - Other (TAPoR)

'Raining Words' is a tool designed to display word frequency information, minus the words in a chosen stop list, from a user-specified document in a Java applet. High frequency words appear larger and move more slowly than lower frequency words. This ...
Raining Words - Other (TAPoR)
Raining Words - Other (TAPoR)

Lippmannian Device to Gephi

The Lippmannian Device to Gephi is a free, web-based tool for converting the output of the Digital Methods Association's Googlescraper (Lippmannian Device) tool to a format suitable for Gephi visualization. From a Googlescraper file, it generates a ...
Lippmannian Device to Gephi
Lippmannian Device to Gephi

TACT (Text Analysis Computing Tools)

TACT (Text Analysis Computing Tools) is a historically important text analysis and retrieval system that was developed from 1986 to 1989 at the University of Toronto in cooperation with IBM and remained in use into the 1990s. It was designed to run ...
TACT (Text Analysis Computing Tools)
TACT (Text Analysis Computing Tools)

CATMA (Computer Aided Textual Markup and Analysis)

CATMA (Computer Aided Textual Markup and Analysis) is a free, open source markup and analysis tool from the University of Hamburg's Department of Languages, Literature and Media. It incorporates three interactive modules, a tagger enabling textual markup ...
CATMA (Computer Aided Textual Markup and Analysis)
CATMA (Computer Aided Textual Markup and Analysis)

Data Desk 7

Data Desk 7 is a commercial application for data exploration, analysis and visualization available for both OS X and Windows systems. It uses a graphical user interface to provide numerous tools for working with data, and can generate several distinct ...
Data Desk 7
Data Desk 7
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