Transana offers the most sophisticated tools available for the qualitative analysis of text, still image, audio, and video data. Work with the data users want the way users want, using their qualitative methodology of choice. Transana provides two ways of indicating the analytic significance of users’ data segments, categorization and coding. Users can leverage these complimentary analytic systems in powerful ways as users work to make sense of their qualitative data. Transana’s graphical and text-based reports are highly flexible and customizable, allowing users to explore analytic relationships in their data and preserve their insights in a variety of [...]
RDQA is a R package for Qualitative Data Analysis, a free qualitative analysis software application (BSD license). It works on Windows, Linux/FreeBSD and Mac OSX platforms. RQDA is an easy to use tool to assist in the analysis of textual data. At the moment it only supports plain text formatted data. All the information is stored in a SQLite database via the R package of RSQLite. The GUI is based on RGtk2, via the aid of gWidgetsRGtk2. It includes a number of standard Computer-Aided Qualitative Data Analysis features. In addition it seamlessly integrates with R, which means that a) statistical analysis on the coding is possible, and b) functions for data [...]
LibreQDA is a Qualitative Data Analysis tool that has been developed alongside with the Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona and the Universidad de la República Oriental del Uruguay. LibreQDA is what is commonly known in the psychology area as Computer Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis Software (CAQDAS). This tool allows the users to log in, import documents from different formats and assign valuable metadata to them. Once documents are opened, the user can select portions of them, tag them and codify them using a hierarchic coding system. Using its own query engine LibreQDA can perform advanced queries in order to get relevant information and analytics. [...]
Weft QDA is an easy-to-use, free and open-source tool for the analysis of textual data such as interview transcripts, fieldnotes and other documents. The currrent version is 1.0.1, which was released in April 2006. This software is offered without any warranty or support. Weft QDA 1.0.1 was developed for Windows XP, but may work on newer versions. Windows users should download this installer which contains everything you need to use Weft. It’s available to download via Softpedia’s Weft QDA page. Unfortunately, Weft QDA 1.0.1 depends on such old versions of system libraries (e.g. GTK) so it is very difficult or impossible to run Weft QDA 1.0.1 on a modern [...]
Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) is a new analytic technique that uses Boolean algebra to implement principles of comparison used by scholars engaged in the qualitative study of macro social phenomena. By formalizing the logic of qualitative analysis, QCA makes it possible to bring the logic and empirical intensity of qualitative approaches to studies that embrace more than a handful of cases -- research situations that normally call for the use of variable-oriented, quantitative methods.
fsQCA makes the following assumptions about the structure of *.csv, *.dat and *.txt data files. First, and most important, [...]