WordSmith

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WordSmith Tools

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Developed by: Lexical Analysis Software Ltd.
License: Commercial&Closed source
Web page : Tool homepage
Tool type : Application software

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The last edition of this page was on: 2014/12/01

The Completion level of this page is : Low


SHORT DESCRIPTION

Quotation from the getting started page (11/2014): “ WordSmith Tools is an integrated suite of programs for looking at how words behave in texts. You will be able to use the tools to find out how words are used in your own texts, or those of others.

The WordList tool lets you see a list of all the words or word-clusters in a text, set out in alphabetical or frequency order. The concordancer, Concord, gives you a chance to see any word or phrase in context -- so that you can see what sort of company it keeps. With KeyWords you can find the key words in a text. The tools have been used by Oxford University Press for their own lexicographic work in preparing dictionaries, by language teachers and students, and by researchers investigating language patterns in lots of different languages in many countries world-wide.”


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 :

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 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: None

PROGRAMMING: None

SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION: None

DATA MINING MODELS: Basic



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Tool version : WordSmith Tools
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Developed by : Lexical Analysis Software Ltd.
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Tool Web page : http://www.lexically.net/wordsmith/index.html
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Tool type : Application software
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Commercial&Closed source

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1 SHORT DESCRIPTION


Quotation from the getting started page (11/2014): “ WordSmith Tools is an integrated suite of programs for looking at how words behave in texts. You will be able to use the tools to find out how words are used in your own texts, or those of others.

The WordList tool lets you see a list of all the words or word-clusters in a text, set out in alphabetical or frequency order. The concordancer, Concord, gives you a chance to see any word or phrase in context -- so that you can see what sort of company it keeps. With KeyWords you can find the key words in a text. The tools have been used by Oxford University Press for their own lexicographic work in preparing dictionaries, by language teachers and students, and by researchers investigating language patterns in lots of different languages in many countries world-wide.”

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
. .
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:

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: NONE Programming: NONE System administration: NONE Data mining models: BASIC

4 OTHER TOOL INFORMATION


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WordSmith Tools
Commercial&Closed source
Lexical Analysis Software Ltd.
http://www.lexically.net/wordsmith/index.html
Quotation from the getting started page (11/2014): “ WordSmith Tools is an integrated suite of programs for looking at how words behave in texts. You will be able to use the tools to find out how words are used in your own texts, or those of others.

The WordList tool lets you see a list of all the words or word-clusters in a text, set out in alphabetical or frequency order. The concordancer, Concord, gives you a chance to see any word or phrase in context -- so that you can see what sort of company it keeps. With KeyWords you can find the key words in a text. The tools have been used by Oxford University Press for their own lexicographic work in preparing dictionaries, by language teachers and students, and by researchers investigating language patterns in lots of different languages in many countries world-wide.”

General analysis
Students/Learners/Consumers, Researchers
None
None
None
Basic
Application software
Text mining
Data analysis
easy to use
Low
Facts about "WordSmith"
Analysis orientationGeneral analysis +
Data manipulation typeData analysis +
Data tool typeApplication software +
End user typeStudents/Learners/Consumers + and Researchers +
Has completion levelLow +
Has descriptionQuotation from the
Quotation from the [http://www.lexically.net/downloads/version6/HTML/index.html?getting_started.htm getting started page (11/2014): “ WordSmith Tools is an integrated suite of programs for looking at how words behave in texts. You will be able to use the tools to find out how words are used in your own texts, or those of others. The WordList tool lets you see a list of all the words or word-clusters in a text, set out in alphabetical or frequency order. The concordancer, Concord, gives you a chance to see any word or phrase in context -- so that you can see what sort of company it keeps. With KeyWords you can find the key words in a text. The tools have been used by Oxford University Press for their own lexicographic work in preparing dictionaries, by language teachers and students, and by researchers investigating language patterns in lots of different languages in many countries world-wide.”
n many countries world-wide.”</span> +
Has interface usabilityeasy to use +
Has logoWordsmithLOGO.png +
Has nameWordSmith Tools +
Has screenshotWSmith.png +
Has websitehttp://www.lexically.net/wordsmith/index.html +
Is developed byLexical Analysis Software Ltd. +
Last editionDecember 1, 2014 +
License typeCommercial&Closed source +
Mining tool typeText mining +
User data mining models levelBasic +
User programming levelNone +
User statistics levelNone +
User system engineering levelNone +