genderizeR v1.0.0


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by Kamil Wais

Gender Prediction Based on First Names

Utilizes the API to predict gender from first names extracted from a text vector. The accuracy of prediction could be controlled by two parameters: counts of a first name in the database and probability of prediction.

Functions in genderizeR

Name Description
genderizeBootstrapError Gender prediction errors on bootstrap samples
givenNamesDB_titles Gender data for titles sample
authorships Authorships sample
textPrepare Preparing text vector for gender prediction
genderizePredict Geder prredicting function
titles Titles sample
genderizeTrain Training genderize function
genderize Predicting gender for character strings.
givenNamesDB_authorships Gender data for authorship sample
genderizeAPI Getting data from API
numberOfNames Number of names in the database.
findGivenNames Getting gender prediction data for a given text vector.
classificatonErrors Calculating classification errors and other prediction indicators
genderizeR Gender Prediction Based on First Names
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Type Package
Date 2014-09-12
License MIT + file LICENSE
Encoding UTF-8
LazyData true
Packaged 2015-02-08 16:28:23 UTC; Kamil Wais
NeedsCompilation no
Repository CRAN
Date/Publication 2015-02-09 01:28:35

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