AntConc

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AntConc

AntConc 3.4.3w(Windows)2014.jpg

Developed by:
License: Free&Closed source
Web page : Tool homepage
Tool type :

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The last edition of this page was on: 2014/11/14

The Completion level of this page is : Low


SHORT DESCRIPTION

AntConc is a freeware concordance program for Windows, Macintosh OS X, and Linux.

The software includes seven tools:

Concordance Tool: shows search results in a 'KWIC' (KeyWord In Context) format.

Concordance Plot Tool: shows search results plotted as a 'barcode' format. This allows you to see the position where search results appear in target texts.

File View Tool: This tool shows the text of individual files. This allows you to investigate in more detail the results generated in other tools of AntConc.

Clusters/N-Grams: hows clusters based on the search condition. In effect it summarizes the results generated in the Concordance Tool or Concordance Plot Tool. The N-Grams Tool, on the other hand, scans the entire corpus for 'N' (e.g. 1 word, 2 words, …) length clusters. This allows you to find common expressions in a corpus.

Collocates: shows the collocates of a search term. This allows you to investigate non-sequential patterns in language.

Word List: counts all the words in the corpus and presents them in an ordered list. This allows you to quickly find which words are the most frequent in a corpus.

Keyword List: shows the which words are unusually frequent (or infrequent) in the corpus in comparison with the words in a reference corpus. This allows you to identify characteristic words in the corpus, for example, as part of a genre or ESP study.


TOOL CHARACTERISTICS

Usability

Authors of this page consider that this tool is easy to use.

Tool orientation

This tool is designed for general purpose analysis.

Data mining type

This tool is made for Text mining.

Manipulation type

This tool is designed for Data analysis.

IMPORT FORMAT : HTML, TXT, XML

EXPORT FORMAT :


Tool objective(s) in the field of Learning Sciences

Analysis & Visualisation of data
Predicting student performance
Student modelling
Social Network Analysis (SNA)
Constructing courseware

Providing feedback for supporting instructors:
Recommendations for students
Grouping students:
Developing concept maps:
Planning/scheduling/monitoring
Experimentation/observation

Tool can perform:

  • Data extraction of type:
  • Transformation of type:
  • Data analysis of type: Data mining methods and algorithms
  • Data visualisation of type: (These visualisations can be updated in "real time" )



ABOUT USERS

Tool is suitable for:

Students/Learners/Consumers
Teachers/Tutors/Managers
Researchers
Developers/Designers
Organisations/Institutions/Firms
Others

Required skills:

STATISTICS: N/A

PROGRAMMING: N/A

SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION: N/A

DATA MINING MODELS: N/A



FREE TEXT


Tool version : AntConc
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Developed by :
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Tool Web page : http://www.laurenceanthony.net/software.html#antconc
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Tool type :
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Free&Closed source

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1 SHORT DESCRIPTION


AntConc is a freeware concordance program for Windows, Macintosh OS X, and Linux.

The software includes seven tools:

Concordance Tool: shows search results in a 'KWIC' (KeyWord In Context) format.

Concordance Plot Tool: shows search results plotted as a 'barcode' format. This allows you to see the position where search results appear in target texts.

File View Tool: This tool shows the text of individual files. This allows you to investigate in more detail the results generated in other tools of AntConc.

Clusters/N-Grams: hows clusters based on the search condition. In effect it summarizes the results generated in the Concordance Tool or Concordance Plot Tool. The N-Grams Tool, on the other hand, scans the entire corpus for 'N' (e.g. 1 word, 2 words, …) length clusters. This allows you to find common expressions in a corpus.

Collocates: shows the collocates of a search term. This allows you to investigate non-sequential patterns in language.

Word List: counts all the words in the corpus and presents them in an ordered list. This allows you to quickly find which words are the most frequent in a corpus.

Keyword List: shows the which words are unusually frequent (or infrequent) in the corpus in comparison with the words in a reference corpus. This allows you to identify characteristic words in the corpus, for example, as part of a genre or ESP study.

2 TOOL CHARACTERISTICS


Tool orientation Data mining type Usability
This tool is designed for general purpose analysis. This tool is designed for Text mining. Authors of this page consider that this tool is easy to use.
Data import format Data export format
HTML, TXT, XML. .
Tool objective(s) in the field of Learning Sciences

☐ Analysis & Visualisation of data
☐ Predicting student performance
☐ Student modelling
☐ Social Network Analysis (SNA)
☐ Constructing courseware

☐ Providing feedback for supporting instructors:
☐ Recommendations for students
☐ Grouping students:
☐ Developing concept maps:
☐ Planning/scheduling/monitoring
Experimentation/observation

Can perform data extraction of type:

Can perform data transformation of type:


Can perform data analysis of type:
Data mining methods and algorithms


Can perform data visualisation of type:
(These visualisations can be updated in "real time" )


3 ABOUT USER


Tool is suitable for:
Students/Learners/Consumers:☑ Teachers/Tutors/Managers:☑ Researchers:☑ Organisations/Institutions/Firms:☐ Others:☐
Required skills:
Statistics: Programming: System administration: Data mining models:

4 OTHER TOOL INFORMATION


AntConc 3.4.3w(Windows)2014.jpg
AntConc 3.4.3w(Windows)2014.jpg
AntConc
AntConc
Free&Closed source
http://www.laurenceanthony.net/software.html#antconc
AntConc is a freeware concordance program for Windows, Macintosh OS X, and Linux.

The software includes seven tools:

Concordance Tool: shows search results in a 'KWIC' (KeyWord In Context) format.

Concordance Plot Tool: shows search results plotted as a 'barcode' format. This allows you to see the position where search results appear in target texts.

File View Tool: This tool shows the text of individual files. This allows you to investigate in more detail the results generated in other tools of AntConc.

Clusters/N-Grams: hows clusters based on the search condition. In effect it summarizes the results generated in the Concordance Tool or Concordance Plot Tool. The N-Grams Tool, on the other hand, scans the entire corpus for 'N' (e.g. 1 word, 2 words, …) length clusters. This allows you to find common expressions in a corpus.

Collocates: shows the collocates of a search term. This allows you to investigate non-sequential patterns in language.

Word List: counts all the words in the corpus and presents them in an ordered list. This allows you to quickly find which words are the most frequent in a corpus.

Keyword List: shows the which words are unusually frequent (or infrequent) in the corpus in comparison with the words in a reference corpus. This allows you to identify characteristic words in the corpus, for example, as part of a genre or ESP study.

General analysis
Students/Learners/Consumers, Teachers/Tutors/Managers, Researchers
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Text mining
Data analysis
Data mining methods and algorithms
HTML, TXT, XML
easy to use
Low

Manual: http://www.laurenceanthony.net/software/antconc343/AntConc_readme.pdf

The same author also produced other useful software, e.g. a PDF to txt converter
Facts about "AntConc"
Analysis orientationGeneral analysis +
Analysis typeData mining methods and algorithms +
Data importHTML +, TXT + and XML +
Data manipulation typeData analysis +
End user typeStudents/Learners/Consumers +, Teachers/Tutors/Managers + and Researchers +
Has completion levelLow +
Has descriptionAntConc is a freeware concordance program
AntConc is a freeware concordance program for Windows, Macintosh OS X, and Linux.

The software includes seven tools:

Concordance Tool: shows search results in a 'KWIC' (KeyWord In Context) format.

Concordance Plot Tool: shows search results plotted as a 'barcode' format. This allows you to see the position where search results appear in target texts.

File View Tool: This tool shows the text of individual files. This allows you to investigate in more detail the results generated in other tools of AntConc.

Clusters/N-Grams: hows clusters based on the search condition. In effect it summarizes the results generated in the Concordance Tool or Concordance Plot Tool. The N-Grams Tool, on the other hand, scans the entire corpus for 'N' (e.g. 1 word, 2 words, …) length clusters. This allows you to find common expressions in a corpus.

Collocates: shows the collocates of a search term. This allows you to investigate non-sequential patterns in language.

Word List: counts all the words in the corpus and presents them in an ordered list. This allows you to quickly find which words are the most frequent in a corpus.

Keyword List: shows the which words are unusually frequent (or infrequent) in the corpus in comparison with the words in a reference corpus. This allows you to identify characteristic words in the corpus, for example, as part of a genre or ESP study.
example, as part of a genre or ESP study. +
Has interface usabilityeasy to use +
Has logoAntConc +
Has nameAntConc +
Has screenshotAntConc 3.4.3w(Windows)2014.jpg +
Has websitehttp://www.laurenceanthony.net/software.html#antconc +
Last editionNovember 14, 2014 +
License typeFree&Closed source +
Mining tool typeText mining +
User data mining models levelN/A +
User programming levelN/A +
User statistics levelN/A +
User system engineering levelN/A +