Guide to Topic Modeling for Qualitative Research – Building the Model (Part 1)

This post is Part 1 in a two-part series about topic modeling for qualitative research. In this post, we focus on what topic modeling is, how EPAR uses topic modeling, and the technical nitty-gritty of writing and running your own topic modeling code. In Part 2, we offer helpful tips to the challenging and creative process of interpreting the results of a topic model.