[R] Burt table from word frequency list

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Sun Mar 29 14:00:50 CEST 2009

On 29/03/2009 7:02 AM, Joan-Josep Vallbé wrote:
> Dear all,
> I have a word frequency list from a corpus (say, in .csv), where the  
> first column is a word and the second is the occurrence frequency of  
> that word in the corpus. Is it possible to obtain a Burt table (a  
> table crossing all words with each other, i.e., where rows and columns  
> are the words) from that frequency list with R? I'm exploring the "ca"  
> package but I'm not able to solve this detail.

No, because you don't have any information on that.  You only have 
marginal counts.  You need counts of pairs of words (from the original 
corpus, or already summarized.)

Duncan Murdoch

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