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NLTK Essentials by Nitin Hardeniya

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Let's start playing with Python!

We'll not be diving too deep into Python; however, we'll give you a quick tour of Python essentials. Still, I think for the benefit of the audience, we should have a quick five minute tour. We'll talk about the basics of data structures, some frequently used functions, and the general construct of Python in the next few sections.

Note

I highly recommend the two hour Google Python class. https://developers.google.com/edu/python should be good enough to start. Please go through the Python website https://www.python.org/ for more tutorials and other resources.

Lists

Lists are one of the most commonly used data structures in Python. They are pretty much comparable to arrays in other programming languages. Let's start with ...

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