Type of session : TEACH
Title : Introduction to data mining and visualisation with Voyant Tools
Name of session facilitator(s) : Geraldine
Approximate duration : 1h
Skill level : beginner
Voyant Tools is an open-source, web-based application for performing text analysis. It can be used to analyze online texts or ones uploaded by users. It offers features such as word frequency lists, frequency distribution plots, word clouds… Its interface is composed of panels which perform these varied analytical tasks. Here is a list of the tools available :
The workshop could comprise a brief presentation of the software’s capabilities followed by an exercise to manipulate its mains functions.
Prerequisite : Laptop with internet access and sample file downloaded