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International Relations: Data Analysis


Researchers sometimes use news indexes like LexisNexis and then content analysis tools to measure for events and trends (sometimes called "content analysis").  Or researchers measure how frequently words appear in text like books using Google's N-Grams. 

  • Kansas Event Data System
  • "Uses the automated coding of English-language news reports to generate political event data focusing on the Middle East, Balkans, and West Africa."
  • Google's N-Gram
    How often have words appeared in the books digitized by Google?
    Support for selecting qualitative data analysis software.

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