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Data Manipulation with R - Second Edition by Jaynal Abedin, Kishor Kumar Das

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Chapter 6. Text Manipulation

Text data is one of the most important areas in the field of data analytics. Every day, we are producing a huge amount of text data through various media. For example, Twitter posts, blog writing, and Facebook posts are major sources of text data. Text data can be used to retrieve information in sentiment analysis and even entity recognition. In this chapter, we will discuss how R can be used to process text data, which we can utilize in any text analytics areas. These types of data can also be used in text categorization, predictive analytics, lexical analysis, document summarization, and even in natural language processing. First, we will discuss the default functions of R for processing text data. Then, we will ...

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