Online communities generate massive volumes of natural language data and the social sciences continue to learn how to best make use of this new information and the technology available for analyzing it. Text Mining: A Guidebook for the Social Sciences brings together a broad range of contemporary qualitative and quantitative methods to provide strategic and practical guidance on analyzing large text collections. This accessible book, written by sociologist Gabe Ignatow and computer scientist Rada Mihalcea, surveys the fast-changing landscape of data sources, programming languages, software packages, and methods of analysis available today. Suitable for novice and experienced researchers alike, the book will help readers use text mining techniques more efficiently and productively.
SAGE Publications; April 2016
- ISBN 9781483369327
- Read online, or download in secure EPUB format
- Title: Text Mining
- Author: Gabe Ignatow; Rada F. Mihalcea
Imprint: SAGE Publications, Inc
In The Press
Text Mining and Analysis is a comprehensive book that deals with the latest developments of text mining research, methodology, and applications. An excellent choice for anyone who wants to learn how these emerging practices can benefit their own research in an era of Big Data.