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Voyant Links

Voyant Links


Links finds collocates for words and displays links between them using a force directed graph. It shows term frequencies in proximity to keyword. It is a visualization and shows a web of terms.
TextArc

TextArc

Author(s):  W. Bradford Paley

TextArc is a free visualization tool that represents an entire text on a single page. It has elements of an index, concordance and summary all in one place, encouraging the viewer to use its juxtapositions to uncover meaning. The web-based applet is preloaded with thousands of text collected from Project Gutenberg. Note: TextArc was designed for browsers circa 2002 and requires Java SE 6 to run.
DocuBurst

DocuBurst


DocuBurst is a free web-based visualization tool for exploring the contents of a text.  Visitors can upload their own text or view those provided by others. DocuBurst presents an interactive chart called a ‘radial sunburst’ diagram which organizes the nouns extracted from the user-supplied text based on their meaning, and colours them based on frequency, revealing common themes in the text.  The visualization also shows the proper nouns (e.g. character names) in a linked word cloud. The visualization may be zoomed, filtered, or refocused to target types of words of interest (e.g. “animal” words or “feeling” words).  The visualization ...
Voyant Cirrus

Voyant Cirrus


Cirrus is a visualization tool that displays a word cloud relating to the frequency of words appearing in one or more documents. One can click on any word appearing in the cloud to obtain detailed information about its relativity.
Wordle

Wordle

Author(s):  Jonathan Feinberg

Wordle is an online toy for generating word clouds using the text you provide.  Text can be submitted by providing an URL or by pasting raw text into an input.  The most frequent words from the text are then used as the source for the resulting visualization, where frequency is used to determine the size of each word. You may customize the output by choosing from a variety of display options (layout, font, colours) or use the randomize feature to get a random visualization.  Additionally, there is built-in stop word support for many common languages, and the option to change the word case.
Paper Machines

Paper Machines


Paper Machines is a topic modelling and visualization tool available as a plugin for Zotero. It analyzes Zotero bibliographic collections based on a selection of text mining processes, and enables users to export a variety of visualizations, such as word clouds, phrase nets or heat maps, from the results.
List Words - HTML (TAPoRware)

List Words - HTML (TAPoRware)


This tool lists words in an HTML 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 XML and plain text versions available as well.
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