CHEETAH Extraction


  • This scenario provides a way to easily query and produce sub-corpora from the RISIS Cheetah dataset. The Cheetah dataset contains geographical, industry, accounting and ownership information on seven cohorts of medium-sized firms that experienced turnover or employment fast growth rates in the periods 2008-11, 2009-12, 2010-13, 2011-14, 2012-15, 2013-16, and 2014-17.

  • The Query Factory for the Cheetah Database provides a user-friendly tool for building custom search queries. It allows to easily specify search criterias on cheetah, such as keywords, grant dates, and other filters.


  • Upon logging in, start a new project and proceed to import the "Cheetah Extraction" scenario. Next, configure the scenario by filling in the necessary inputs: cheetah-extraction-scenario.png

    • Search criteria: Use the query factory to customize your search criteria.
    • Maximal number of records to return: Use this field to constrains the number of records returned.
    • Dataset title Enter the title for the new dataset. For this example, we selected 'My Cheetah Dataset'.
    • User e-mail: E-mail of the user that should be given full access to the extraction.
    • Execution title: Enter an execution title to categorize each scenario configuration execution. This field is optional.
  • When all the required fields are filled, you can click the button in the top right ‘Run this scenario’.

  • After the scenario execution is finished, check in the Outputs of the project for the new file produced.