[R] count number of stop words in R

Bert Gunter bgunter.4567 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 12 16:12:33 CEST 2017

You can use regular expressions.

?regex and/or the stringr package are good places to start.  Of
course, you have to define "stop words."


Bert Gunter

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On Mon, Jun 12, 2017 at 5:40 AM, Elahe chalabi via R-help
<r-help at r-project.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Is there a way in R to count the number of stop words (English) of a string using tm package?
> str="Mhm . Alright . There's um a young boy that's getting a cookie jar . And it he's uh in bad shape because uh the thing is falling over . And in the picture the mother is washing dishes and doesn't see it . And so is the the water is overflowing in the sink . And the dishes might get falled over if you don't fell fall over there there if you don't get it . And it there it's a picture of a kitchen window . And the curtains are very uh distinct . But the water is still flowing .
> 255 Levels: A boy's on the uh falling off the stool picking up cookies . The girl's reaching up for it . The girl the lady is is drying dishes . The water is uh running over uh from the sink into the floor . The window's opened . Dishes on the on the counter . She's outside ."
> Thanks for any help!
> Elahe
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