Archive for November, 2015

18: text mining tools

Friday, November 20th, 2015

[caption id="attachment_347" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Gold Mining in California. Scenes of the 1849 Californian Gold Rush showing cradling, panning, washing with a 'long tom' and hydraulic mining. Coloured lithograph by Currier and Ives 1871.[/caption]   Text Mining, also often referred to as Text Data Mining or Text Analytics, is a process of filtering ...

17: visualisation tools

Friday, November 13th, 2015

Zombie Apocalypse - https://public.tableau.com/s/gallery/zombie-apocalypse using Tableau Public Researchers produce data in a variety of forms and usually in large quantities. Visualisation tools can help you to synthesize this data and provide engaging ways for presenting it to a broader audience.  This week we take a look at a range of some popular ...

16: mapping tools

Friday, November 13th, 2015

Mapping and geographic information systems (GIS) provide a way to visualise and contextualise complex data. There is a wide range of software available that researchers can use to display and share their research data via blogs, Google Earth & Maps and social media. Whether you’re uploading information from spreadsheets to ...

15: managing research data

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

[caption id="attachment_317" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Recording Data with Bird in Hand. [Photography].[/caption]Research Data So far on the 23 Research Things journey, you will have learned about the variety of tools to help you develop, communicate and present your research. This week we deal with something which you can spend a lot of ...