Data Coding and Segmentation

Important QE papers on data coding, coding validation & segmentation, and resources on the nCoder webtool (an automated text coding tool), nCodeR (R package for automated text coding), and Open Science and the Reproducible Open Coding Kit (ROCK), a text segmentation tool. 

Shaffer, D. W., & Ruis, A. R. (2021, February). How we code. In International Conference on Quantitative Ethnography (pp. 62-77). Springer, Cham.

This paper provides guidelines for good coding practice and highlights some of the issues and key questions that quantitative ethnographers and other researchers should consider when coding data.

nCoder Webtool & nCodeR

Intro to nCoder, ICQE’20, workshop materials by Amanda Siebert-Evenstone, Seung Lee & Brendan Eagan

This workshop explores quantitative ethnographic analysis using nCoder, explains the underlying theory of the tool, and discusses basic use and common strategies.

Open Science and the Reproducible Open Coding Kit (ROCK)

Open Science and the Reproducible Open Coding Kit (ROCK), ICQE’20, workshop materials by Szilvia Zörgő & Gjalt-Ygram Peters

This workshop walks through the fundamentals of the Reproducible Open Coding Kit (ROCK) with a special focus on how it can be employed for QE analyses.