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Text categorisation

Abstract:

This penultimate chapter reviews literature that discusses the meaning and uses of text categorisation, as well as the literature that describes the application of various text categorisation algorithms, such as support vector machine (SVM), k-NN, Naive Bayes, etc.

Key words

text categorisation

k-NN

k-Nearest Neighbours

Naive Bayes

SVM

support vector machine

machine learning

uses of text categorisation

Introduction

There has been a dramatic increase in web information. Information on the web is unstructured, non-indexed and unorganised but automatic text categorisation techniques help to organise and retrieve information effectively from the web. For a detailed discussion along with a description and features ...

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