Readability: Degrees of Reading Power (DRP)

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Description

This is just a convenient wrapper function for readability.

Usage

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DRP(txt.file, word.list, ...)

Arguments

txt.file

Either an object of class kRp.tagged-class, a character vector which must be be a valid path to a file containing the text to be analyzed, or a list of text features. If the latter, calculation is done by readability.num.

word.list

A vector or matrix (with exactly one column) which defines familiar words. For valid results the long Dale-Chall list with 3000 words should be used.

...

Further valid options for the main function, see readability for details.

Details

Calculates the Degrees of Reading Power, using the Bormuth Mean Cloze Score. In contrast to readability, which by default calculates all possible indices, this function will only calculate the index value.

This formula doesn't need syllable count.

Value

An object of class kRp.readability-class.

Examples

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## Not run: 
  DRP(tagged.text, word.list=new.dale.chall.wl)

## End(Not run)

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