Chapter 4

Text Mining and Network Analysis of Digital Libraries in R

Eric Nguyen,    FinancialMood Analytical Services, Inc. Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Abstract

With the availability of open and structured data, digital libraries become an important source of data in recent data mining techniques. The inherent structure of digital libraries comes with information about date, authorship, involved institutions, geographic context, and large volumes of text. As an illustration of digital libraries analysis, we will focus on a space of scientific publications related to some science discipline and extract patterns and text-related information from the dataset. Text mining techniques offer a reliable and efficient way to quantify many aspects of digital ...

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