[Corpora-List] python's NLTK vs R's TM

Michele Filannino michele.filannino at cs.manchester.ac.uk
Mon Aug 20 10:34:44 CEST 2012

Hi Matías,

I would suggest you NLTK for Python. You can start using the book published by O'Reilly, it's very easy and effective. It fits your needs.

Bye, michele.

On Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 1:04 AM, Matías Guzmán <mortem.dei at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear all,
> I'm not a very strong programmer but I know a bit of python and a bit of
> R, and I was wandering which is better for corpus work. I'm not interesting
> in creating any fancy language technology thingy, I just need to extract
> raw text from documents off and on-line, analyze them and perform some
> basic statistics on them. Which one would you recommend? should I use both?
> Thanks,
> Matías Guzmán
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