Textcat Options

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Description

Get and set options used for n-gram based text categorization.

Usage

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textcat_options(option, value)

Arguments

option

character string indicating the option to get or set (see Details). Can be abbreviated. If missing, all options are returned as a list.

value

Value to be set. If omitted, the current value of the given option is returned.

Details

Currently, the following options are available:

profile_method:

A character string or function specifying a method for computing n-gram profiles (see textcat_profile_db).

Default: "textcat".

profile_options:

A list of options to be passed to the method for computing profiles.

Default: none (empty list).

xdist_method:

A character string or function specifying a method for computing distances between n-gram profiles (see textcat_xdist).

Default: "CT", giving the Cavnar-Trenkle out of place measure.

xdist_options:

A list of options to be passes to the method for computing distances between profiles.

Default: none (empty list).