qdap: Quantitative Discourse Analysis Package
This package automates many of the tasks associated with quantitative discourse analysis of transcripts containing discourse. The package provides parsing tools for preparing transcript data, coding tools and analysis tools for richer understanding of the data. Many functions allow the user to aggregate data by any number of grouping variables, providing analysis and seamless integration with other R packages which enable higher level analysis and visualization of text. This empowers the researcher with more flexible, efficient and targeted methods and tools.