Taming Text: How to Find, Organize, and Manipulate It

0.0 stars
0 reviews ratings
Q&A
Walmart #: 9781933988382
Add to cart for price
FREE shipping available on $50 + orders
If your order totals $50 or more and you select Value shipping, this item and any other qualifying items ship for free!
FREE pickup
Sold by Walmart.com

Click on these options to see if you can get it by Christmas

 
Showing options for 07095
Type
Value
Data unavailable
$4.97
Standard
Data unavailable
$6.97
Expedited
Data unavailable
$8.97
Rush
Data unavailable
$10.97
 
Showing options for 07095
Paperback, Manning Publications, 2012, ISBN13 9781933988382, ISBN10 193398838X

About this item

Summary

Taming Text is a hands-on, example-driven guide to working with unstructured text in the context of real-world applications. This book explores how to automatically organize text using approaches such as full-text search, proper name recognition, clustering, tagging, information extraction, and summarization. The book guides you through examples illustrating each of these topics, as well as the foundations upon which they are built.

About this Book

There is so much text in our lives, we are practically drowningin it. Fortunately, there are innovative tools and techniquesfor managing unstructured information that can throw thesmart developer a much-needed lifeline. You'll find them in thisbook.

Taming Text is a practical, example-driven guide to working withtext in real applications. This book introduces you to useful techniques like full-text search, proper name recognition, clustering, tagging, information extraction, and summarization.You'll explore real use cases as you systematically absorb thefoundations upon which they are built. Written in a clear and concise style, this book avoids jargon, explainingthe subject in terms you can understand without a backgroundin statistics or natural language processing. Examples arein Java, but the concepts can be applied in any language.

Written for Java developers, the book requires no prior knowledge of GWT.

Purchase of the print book comes with an offer of a free PDF, ePub, and Kindle eBook from Manning. Also available is all code from the book.

What's Inside

  • When to use text-taming techniques
  • Important open-source libraries like Solr and Mahout
  • How to build text-processing applications

About the Authors

Grant Ingersoll is an engineer, speaker, and trainer, a Lucene committer, and a cofounder of the Mahout machine-learning project. Thomas Morton is the primary developer of OpenNLP and Maximum Entropy. Drew Farris is a technology consultant, software developer, and contributor to Mahout, Lucene, and Solr.

"Takes the mystery out of verycomplex processes". From the Foreword by Liz Liddy, Dean, iSchool, Syracuse University

Table of Contents

  • Getting started taming text
  • Foundations of taming text
  • Searching
  • Fuzzy string matching
  • Identifying people, places, and things
  • Clustering text
  • Classification, categorization, and tagging
  • Building an example question answering system
  • Untamed text: exploring the next frontier
  • Specifications

    Publisher: Manning Publications Company
    Publish Date: Jan 21, 2013
    ISBN-13: 9781933988382
    ISBN-10: 193398838X
    Format: Paperback
    Number of Pages: 320
    Written in: ENG
    Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.18
    Product in Inches (L x W x H): 9.3 x 7.4 x 1.7
    Walmart No.: 9781933988382
    Show

    Customer reviews

    Be the first to review this item. Share your rating and review so that other customers can decide if this is the right item for them.

    Customer Q&A

    Have questions? Get answers from experts and customers who own this product.

    Ask a question

    If you would like to share feedback with us about pricing, delivery or other customer service issues, please contact customer service directly.


    Q&A tips and guidelines

    Q&A Exchange Guidelines

    When writing your question or answer, please follow these guidelines:

    • Do: Make sure your question is directly related to the product
    • Do: Be specific and provide as many details as possible
    • Do: Include the model number (if applicable)
    • Do: Write your question in English
    • Do Not: Include personal information (such as your full name)
    • All submitted questions and answers are subject to the terms set forth in our Terms and Conditions

    We reserve the right not to post your question or answer if it contains any of the following:

    • Any information not related to the actual merchandise or topic
    • Obscenities, discriminatory language or other language not suitable for a public forum
    • Advertisements or “spam” content
    • Email addresses, physical addresses or other forms of contact information
    • Critical or spiteful comments on other questions or answers posted on the page or their authors
    • Any imagery that demonstrates incorrect use of the merchandise
    • Anything that Walmart deems to be inappropriate, at Walmart's discretion

    Provide as many details as possible, including the model number (if applicable).

    Remember: Don’t include personal information (such as your full name).


    Preview Question

    Walmart does not sponsor, recommend or endorse any third party product or service, or any customer ideas or advice.

    Thank you.

    Questions will be checked against our question guidelines and posted within five to seven business days.

    Product Recommendations

    Your recently viewed items

    Clear this list