|Developer(s)||Bryan Goodrich, Dason Kurkiewicz, Tyler Rinker|
2.4.2 / September 27, 2020
|Operating system||Microsoft Windows, Linux, Mac OS|
|Type||Qualitative data analysis, Discourse analysis|
Quantitative Discourse Analysis Package (qdap) is an R package for computer assisted qualitative data analysis, particularly quantitative discourse analysis, transcript analysis and natural language processing. Qdap is installable from, and runs within, the R system.
Qdap is a tool for quantitative analysis of qualitative transcripts and therefore provides a bridge between quantitative and qualitative research approaches. It is designed for transcript analysis, but its features overlap with natural language processing and text mining.
Its features include:
For higher level statistical analysis and visualization of text, qdap is integrated with R and offers integration with other R packages.