Attempt at R version of Peter Norvig’s Spelling Corrector

May 26, 2014

(This article was first published on Notes of a Dabbler » R, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

I recently came across a short tutorial by Peter Norvig on natural language processing using some interesting examples. I found it very interesting and really liked Peter Norvig’s explanations and the fact that it was all in ipython notebook for somebody to work alongside reading the tutorial. I wanted to see how a R version would work and so this is my attempt at a R version for the first part of his tutorial on spelling corrector. The knitted document is in the following location.

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