Cortext platform

At Cortext, our goal is to empower researchers in the social sciences and humanities by promoting advanced qualitative-quantitative mixed methods. Our primary focus is on studies about the dynamics of science, technology and innovation, and about the roles of knowledge and expertise in societies.

We understand the move towards digital humanities and computational methods not as addressing a technological gap for the social sciences, but rather as entailing entirely new assemblages between its disciplines and those of modern statistics and computer sciences. We work to tackle ever more complex research problems and deal with the profusion of new and diverse sources of information without losing sight of the situatedness and reflexivity required of studies of human societies.

Cortext is hosted by the LISIS research unit at Gustave Eiffel University, and was launched by French institutes IFRIS and INRAE, receiving their continued support.

Cortext Manager

Cortext Manager dashboard project Cortext Manager is our current main attraction, a publicly available web service providing data analysis methods curated and developed by our team of researchers and engineers.

You upload a textual corpus in order to analyse its discourse, names, categories, citations, places, dates etc, with methods for science/controversy/issue mapping, distant reading, document clustering, geo-spatial and network visualizations, and more.

You can jump straight to Cortext Manager and create an account, but we strongly suggest taking a look at the Documentation and Tutorials as you start your journey.

Latest journal articles employing our instruments

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Chiffoleau, Yuna; Dourian, Tara; Enderli, Géraldine; Mattioni, Dalia; Akermann, Grégori; Loconto, Allison; Galli, Francesca; Emese, Gulyás; Perényi, Zsófia; Colombo, Luca; Massari, Sonia; Desclaux, Dominique

Reversing the trend of agrobiodiversity decline by co-developing food chains with consumers: A European survey for change Journal Article

In: 2024.

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Bautista-Puig, Núria; Barreiro-Gen, María; Statulevičiūtė, Gustė; Stančiauskas, Vilius; Dikmener, Gokhan; Akylbekova, Dina; Lozano, Rodrigo

Unraveling public perceptions of the Sustainable Development Goals for better policy implementation Journal Article

In: Science of The Total Environment, vol. 912, pp. 169114, 2024, ISSN: 0048-9697.

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Persico, Simone

Affective, defective, and infective narratives on social media about nuclear energy and atomic conflict during the 2022 Italian electoral campaign Journal Article

In: Humanities and Social Sciences Communications, vol. 11, 2024.

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Nyoni, Rejoice S.; Bruelle, Guillaume; Chikowo, Regis; Andrieu, Nadine

Targeting smallholder farmers for climate information services adoption in Africa: A systematic literature review Journal Article

In: Climate Services, 2024.

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