9781933988382

Taming Text: How to Find, Organize, and Manipulate It

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  • ISBN13:

    9781933988382

  • ISBN10:

    193398838X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/21/2013
  • Publisher: Oreilly & Associates Inc
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Summary

It is no secret that the world is drowning in text and data. This causes real problems for everyday users who need to make sense of all the information available, and for software engineers who want to make their text-based applications more useful and user-friendly. Whether building a search engine for a corporate website, automatically organizing email, or extracting important nuggets of information from the news, dealing with unstructured text can be daunting. Taming Text is a hands-on, example-driven guide to working with unstructured text in the context of real-world applications. It explores how to automatically organize text, using approaches such as full-text search, proper name recognition, clustering, tagging, information extraction, and summarization. This book gives examples illustrating each of these topics, as well as the foundations upon which they are built.

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