Text analysis is the careful reading of a text. We can use computers to
assist us in this reading.
They can help us find passages quickly in large texts and they can help us
follow ideas through a
text. The computer does not replace the learned and patient reading, but it
can provide the scholar
different insights into the text. This interactive workbook will teach you how to use the TACTweb
introduce you to computer assisted text analysis.
This is an interactive workbook. It will not only take you through the
jargon and basics of
computer assisted text analysis, but allow you to try it yourself as you go
along. If you have not used this workbook before you might begin with How can I use this workbook?
Table of Contents:
- This is
a good place to start to understand how to use this workbook.
- This is where you will find an introduction to computer
assisted text analysis.
- This is where you will find a brief overview of the
history of computer assisted text analysis.
is where you will find an overview of the displays this environment is
capable of. This is where you will learn about how a text analysis
environment can show you information.
- This is
where you will learn how to search a text using the query language
- This is where you will put it all together so that you can
use the TACTweb Query Form .
- Here you
will find some ideas on further explorations and study.
[TACTweb Query Form]
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Stevens, content Geoffrey
Rockwell or John
Bradley. March 7, 1997