textnets: A Python package for text analysis with networks
With textnets it is possible to visualize and analyze textual data in novel ways. Social scientists increasingly rely on computational tools to make sense of vasts amounts of unstructured data generated in the wake of the ever-expanding digitization of social life.
- John Boy
- 15 October 2020
- Full article textnets: A Python package for text analysis with networks
Electronic text, in particular, is a growing area of interest thanks to the social and cultural
insights lurking in social media posts, digitized corpora, and web content, among other troves (Evans & Aceves, 2016; Ignatow, 2015).
This package aims to fill that need. textnets represents collections of texts as networks of
documents and words, which provides powerful possibilities for the visualization and analysis