# removeSparseTerms

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##### Remove Sparse Terms from a Term-Document Matrix

Remove sparse terms from a document-term or term-document matrix.

##### Usage
removeSparseTerms(x, sparse)
##### Arguments
x
A DocumentTermMatrix or a TermDocumentMatrix.
sparse
A numeric for the maximal allowed sparsity in the range from bigger zero to smaller one.
##### Value

A term-document matrix where those terms from x are removed which have at least a sparse percentage of empty (i.e., terms occurring 0 times in a document) elements. I.e., the resulting matrix contains only terms with a sparse factor of less than sparse.

##### Aliases
• removeSparseTerms
##### Examples
data("crude")
tdm <- TermDocumentMatrix(crude)
removeSparseTerms(tdm, 0.2)

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