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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Tari, Thomas

OBME 2120-Processing Knowledge: building, refining and analyzing research corpora in social sciences Workshop


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Journal Articles


Blank-Gomel, Rony

Cycling injuries and the re-modernisation of mundane risks: from injury prevention to a population health and environmental problem Journal Article

In: Health, Risk & Society, vol. 19, no. 3-4, pp. 68-188, 2017.

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Hu, Jiming; Zhang, Yin

Discovering the interdisciplinary nature of Big Data research through social network analysis and visualization Journal Article

In: Scientometrics, vol. 112, pp. 91–109, 2017.

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Barbier, Marc; Xantos, Aris; Arvanitis, Rigas

Retrospective analysis of the production of the revue d’anthropologie des connaissances Journal Article

In: Revue d'anthropologie des connaissances, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 207-230, 2017.

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