Computer-support capabilities for qualitative research in sociology

Abstract

The process of development of approaches to the qualitative analysis of social data from a qualitative analysis of the use of computer tools is reviewed in this paper. Its development means a transfer from simple computer processing of data to modern intellectual data analysis.

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Mikheenkova, M.A. Computer-support capabilities for qualitative research in sociology. Autom. Doc. Math. Linguist. 45, 180 (2011). https://doi.org/10.3103/S0005105511040078

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Keywords

  • qualitative analysis of social data
  • quantitative analysis of social data
  • qualitative comparative analysis
  • data mining
  • data mining in sociology