In the last DITA’s lab we dealt with text analysis by using some tools. These tools contribute to extract the information content in the text and help save time and effort by extracting important information within large-scale content. 488 more words
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Johnny Holloway (2007) defines text analysis as: “a variety of social science research methods designed to ascertain meaning and bring structure to large amounts of unstructured information derived from different acts of communication embodied in written language.” In order to better understand the concept of text analysis, here is a list provided by Duke University Libraries (no date) as an overview of the basics: 510 more words
This week on DITA we learnt about distant reading and text analysis and used various online tools to analyse ext.
Distant reading is a form of reading where instead of focusing on an in-depth analysis of one text, many texts are analysed together as a dataset to understand them all. 359 more words
I usually start off these posts in wonderment at the evolution of technology within my adult life. This week is no exception as I ponder the ‘control-F’ style text search of my word-processing past in comparison with this week’s focus on text analysis. 710 more words