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Three Basic Steps of Quantitative Text Analysis

Quantitative text analysis, or QTA, is the automated, systematic method for processing large amounts of text. This means we can easily carry out tasks such as extracting policy positions from election manifestos or speeches, or even study attitudes or emotion in newspaper articles. The common focus across all methods used in QTA is that they […]

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Three Benefits of Interactive Visualization

Data in a table or spreadsheet is valuable, but as human beings, seeing patterns or being able to summarize tabular data can be challenging. Visualizations allow us to do exactly that – create a visual representation of the data, giving us a chance to see it and interpret complex data efficiently at a glance. Now, […]

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Jason Jackson on Introduction to Python for Social Scientists

Dr. Jason Jackson is an independent scientist and director of Jackson Research Institute. He recently completed the SAGE Campus “Introduction to Python for Social Scientists” course and has shared his insight on the role that data science plays in the future research, and how he to intends to use his new Python skills. This post originally appeared […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 14

This month’s issue of SAGE’s Big Data Newsletter includes a 25 percent discount for the SAGE Campus online data science course on Practical Data Management with R for Social Scientists (use the discount code dsnewsletter). SAGE Campus serves researchers itching to work with large datasets, such as it debut class, Introduction to Python. The reviews so far have been […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 13

SAGE Campus is SAGE’s new online data science courses for social scientists aimed at helping researchers gain the skills they need to embrace the data revolution. We’ve talked about SAGE Campus before at MethodSpace, and this issue of the the big data newsletter includes a special code for a 25 percent discount on the classes. Just […]

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