quanteda (version 1.3.0)

summary.corpus: Summarize a corpus

Description

Displays information about a corpus, including attributes and metadata such as date of number of texts, creation and source.

Usage

# S3 method for corpus
summary(object, n = 100, showmeta = FALSE,
  tolower = FALSE, ...)

Arguments

object

corpus to be summarized

n

maximum number of texts to describe, default=100

showmeta

set to TRUE to include document-level meta-data

tolower

convert texts to lower case before counting types

...

additional arguments passed through to tokens

Examples

# NOT RUN {
summary(data_corpus_inaugural)
summary(data_corpus_inaugural, n = 10)
mycorpus <- corpus(data_char_ukimmig2010, 
                   docvars = data.frame(party=names(data_char_ukimmig2010))) 
summary(mycorpus, showmeta=TRUE) # show the meta-data
mysummary <- summary(mycorpus) # (quietly) assign the results
mysummary$Types / mysummary$Tokens # crude type-token ratio
# }