LINGUIST List 23.1016

Wed Feb 29 2012

Software: KH Coder: Quantitative Text Analysis

Editor for this issue: Justin Petro <>

Date: 29-Feb-2012
From: Koichi Higuchi <>
Subject: KH Coder: Quantitative Text Analysis
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KH Coder is a free software for quantitative analysis of Japanese, English,French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish language text.

Web page:

Screenshot gallery:

Quick start tutorial:

Features:-Words: Frequency List-Words: Searching-Words: KWIC Concordance-Words: Collocation Stats-Words: Correspondence Analysis-Words: Multi-Dimensional Scaling-Words: Hierarchical Cluster Analysis-Words: Co-Occurrence Network-Codes: Developing Your Own Coding Rules-Codes: Frequency List-Codes: Cross Tabulation-Codes: Correspondence Analysis-Codes: Multi-Dimensional Scaling-Codes: Co-Occurrence Network-Codes: Hierarchical Cluster Analysis-Codes: Searching-Codes: Clustering-Codes: Naive Bayes classifier-Documents: Searching-Documents: Clustering-Documents: Naive Bayes classifier

KH Coder provides these functions using back-end tools such as Stanford POSTagger, Snowball stemmer, MySQL and R. Just input raw texts and you canutilize these functionalities.

Originally, KH Coder was developed for content analysis in sociologicalfield and only supports analysis of Japanese language data. Butsignificant number of linguistic researches has been conducted with thissoftware and now it supports other languages.

Please try it out and let me know your comment and suggestions.

Thank you.

Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng) French (fra) German (deu) Italian (ita) Japanese (jpn) Portuguese (por) Spanish (spa)

Page Updated: 29-Feb-2012