The game is afoot! Topic modeling of Sherlock Holmes stories

January 24, 2018
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(This article was first published on Rstats on Julia Silge, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

In a recent release of tidytext, we added tidiers and support for building Structural Topic Models from the stm package. This is my current favorite implementation of topic modeling in R, so let’s walk through an example of how to get started with this kind of modeling, using The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
via GIPHY You can watch along as I demonstrate how to start with the raw text of these short stories, prepare the data, and then implement topic modeling in this video tutorial!

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