Content Analysis: An Introduction to Its Methodology

  title={Content Analysis: An Introduction to Its Methodology},
  author={Klaus Krippendorff},
History Conceptual Foundations Uses and Kinds of Inference The Logic of Content Analysis Designs Unitizing Sampling Recording Data Languages Constructs for Inference Analytical Techniques The Use of Computers Reliability Validity A Practical Guide 


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    12 International Workshop on Software Technology and Engineering Practice (STEP'04)
  • 2004
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