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What is text analysis? A very short answer. Word processors have searching tools that allow you to find a word or phrase. Such finding tools can be used as a simple text analysis environment. Your...
What are electronic texts and how can we analyze them? An extended answer. Based on Electronic Texts and Text Analysis by Geoffrey Rockwell and Ian Lancashire The written word is one of the...
This document describes the logic followed by HyperPo for dealing with various character encodings in documents that can be submitted as a string in a query field, retrieved from a remote...
COCOA was a program for creating KWIC concordances, word frequency reports and word counts on texts (Day and Marriott 56). COCOA was first available in the early to mid 1960s. D. B. Russell's 1965...
Micro-OCP was a microprocessor implementation of the second version of the Oxford Concordance Program (Jones 131). Randall L. Jones regarded the OCP as an important and under-recognized...
URICA! II was collation tool for microcomputers, and an updated version of URICA! (User Response Interactive Collation Assistant) (Hilton 139.) This update was released in 1992 by Michael Hilton and...
XTRACT was a lexical collocation tool developed by Frank Smadja in the early 1990s that used statistical techniques for retrieving and identifying collocations in a large textual corpora (Smadja, "...
Fixed Phrase (HTML) is a free, web-based tool designed to run in a browser window. It is easy to use, designed to search for two words or patterns within a user-specified distance...
Concordance (Plain Text) is a free, web-based tool designed to run in a browser window. It is easy to use, designed to locate and contextualize a user-specified word or...
LodLive is an experimental project whose goal is to create a tool that could offer RDF browser connection capabilities with data graph representation. Working as an open source program under MIT...

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