John Simpson is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Alberta, splitting time between two projects: INKE and Text Mining & Visualization for Digital Literary History. He teaches, codes, and carries on research in the digital humanities in topics related to visualization, text mining, the semantic web, programming, gaming, and philosophy of science and philosophy of computing.

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Text Mining Tools in the Humanities: An Analysis Framework

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Abstract[1]

The most extensive compendium of text mining tools to date includes 71 tools and summarizes each based on ten criteria.[2] While extensive, this listing of tools and their properties is general in its review criteria and does not offer any testing-based observations to help users assess actual usability.

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