[R] NEED HELP : Association in single DTM

Boris Steipe boris.steipe at utoronto.ca
Wed Nov 15 14:38:42 CET 2017

If you consider the definition of a DTM, and that findAssoc() computes associations between words as correlations across documents(!), you will realize that you can't what you want from a single document. Indeed, what kind of an "association" would you even be looking for?


> On Nov 15, 2017, at 12:40 AM, Rahul singh <rahulutube69 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have free text data in a single text document. I create a corpus, and
> then a document term matrix out of it. I can create a word cloud too.
> But when I do word association for the same, using "findAssocs(), it always
> returns numeric(0).
> EX : findAssocs(dtm, "king" ,000000000000000000000.1)
> I read on stack overflow that it is because I have a single document.
> What is the workaround for the same ?
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