The CMPA is a research and educational organization which conducts scientific studies of the news and entertainment media using content analytical methods. Contains reports on studies about elections, political humour, science and health reporting, and entertainment as well as an archive of Media Monitor, the bi-monthly publication of the CMPA.
since 1 May 1996 merged with EPAS: Computing in the Humanities and Social Sciences (CHASS), of general interest:
Media analysis and internet analysis using content analytical methods.
The Palo Alto Research Center research team gives an overview about projects and selected publications. Projects dealt for example with topic identification, topic-based segmentation of documents or prediction of authoritativeness.
Content analysis of psychotherapy dialogs and reports, maintenance of text database (“Ulmer Textbank”), headed by Erhard Mergenthaler.