Questions tagged [text-processing]

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Library that takes in text and generates a title for it?

Does there exist a library that takes a plain text article, essay, etc, and generates an appropriate/quasi-appropriate title for it? "Title" meaning: about 1 to 10 words that meaningfully reflect the ...
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Text based topic segmentation

I'm doing a university project. I need to find a good way to identify topics in a given text file, probably a log text file and divide it into smaller segments(Topically cohesive segments). I have ...
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Can I use Node.js for text analysis?

We have the transcript for millions of text files (range of a few terabytes). We want to make a statistic of what our users answered to a set of questions. We do not necessary look for natural ...
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File Data Processor

I have to process tons of text/html files. Im looking for a tool that helps me to create a graph with processing nodes in order to make transformations on this files. For instance: - A node loads the ...
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Free API for handwritten OCR (Optical Character Recognition)

I wanted to know if there are any free APIs available for text recognition from a handwritten document. I looked in Google Vision API, Microsoft Cognitive API but all of the above are paid. So is it ...
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Utility to create word list from a document

I need a utility that would parse a document (.odt or .txt), creating a list of words used therein, preferably ignoring the most common words (a, the, of, etc.). A bonus would be if it gave a count ...
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Library to answer the questions 'Are there any locations mentioned in a particular text? If so: which locations are mentioned?'

I need to answer those two questions: Are there any locations (in the sense of place: "capital of France", "South of Spain", "London", "New Zealand", etc. ) mentioned in a particular text? If so: ...
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Cheap or free convenient application for making subtitles?

I tried aegisub, but it was inconvenient: I can't control video playback with keyboard shortcuts and synchronization between subtitle sheet and video. It can be for any operating system (Windows, ...
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Automatic/semi-automatic construction of an ontology out of an encyclopedia

I have to build a knowledge base of the domain class of insurance (country specific -> Switzerland). The expected result is the following: An ontology with classes, subclasses, data properties etc ...
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Web-based Grep app

I am looking for an application I can host at my house on one of my servers that allows me to grep large datasets. I have roughly 10-15 TB of txt files. I am currently using a GUI-based grep ...
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Software to find duplicate paragraphs or phrases in multiple microsoft word documents

Here is my condition: I have many drafts microsoft word documents. I want to make one microsoft word document. Therefore, I need to find duplicate words or paragraphs copy them into final document ...
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Software to search for duplicate lines within a text file

I have a text file containing 20K URL's. Within the file, 1-2 blank lines are present between many of the URL's. I need to find all duplicate URL's within the file and remove them. The order of ...
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Formatting large amounts of differently structured ascii text snippets into a uniform format

we need a software recommendation for the task of formatting large amounts of differently structured ascii text snippets into a uniform format that looks good in html. The text snippets can be plain ...
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Are the application for transcribing audio into subtitles?

There is such application as gTranscribe that allows you to play audio and type text into the text area below and it puts time stamp automatically at the and of each line. Are there something similar, ...
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I am looking for some existing library or code that can convert my Unicode hindi text to KrutiDev Devanagri?

Can someone recommend any code or existing library in any python? If not python any language will be fine.
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Library or framework for flat file handling?

I'd started a new job recently and am in the process of learning about / taking ownership over some of the existing systems that we've got in place. Within the past few days I'd discovered that one ...
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Text/macro expansion program

I'm looking for a simple Windows program that lets me define some macro texts that are automatically expanded when I type. Just simply "replace this string with this string". E.g. -abc- expands to ...
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OCR for LCD Display (must deal light and shadows zones)

I see that most people use OCR for documents and license plates. I need to solve a problem using OCR to recognize characters (numbers) in a LCD display and transform into text (after that put that ...
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Software that can convert large amount of data to md5 hash

Currently I have a 2gb database with approximately 100 million lines and I want to convert every single line to md5 hash is there a program that can do it relatively quick.
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Preprocessor for Windows, good for generating HTML files

I need a template engine (preprocessor) for Windows that allows me to define my own (very simple) language. I need it for generating html files. It should be able to make macro substitutions but also ...
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software to detect repeated text phrases (full sentence followed by identical phrase from that sentence)

Stackexchangers, I have a couple of hundred XML texts, which contain textual repetitions of the following type: In cases where exceptional balance of payments difficulties exist, and then for a ...
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Extracting tabular data from HTML pages

I need to examine an HTML page with a listing of multiple items (people, media files etc.) - having some elements of data per item: Links, numbers, strings etc. - and placing the results in a plain, ...
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Text classification using Python

I am doing a text classification related task in Python using NLP and SkLearn. I need to remove random words from my text. I know I can remove stop words and punctuation using nlp. But what I am ...
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(Semantic) Highlighting of any text for improved speed reading

I'm looking for an application that is able to process the (semantic) content of a text and provides an easier-to-read output. I'm imagining an app that takes Text (e.g., in PDF format) and provides a ...
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How can I delete non-english words from text file?

I want to delete all words, which are not English, from the text file. I have done some research about the topic on google and have found a python tool which is named pyenchant for this task. I have ...
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XML libraries for java

Please succintly summarize the licensing and vendor implementations available for: XQuery JAXP XQJ specific to Java and where the libraries can be found for build files.
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Copy & paste texts omitting leading/trailing white spaces

Looking for utility/macro/plugin to paste texts from clipboard omitting leading/trailing white spaces. Couldn't find this feature in macros in PhraseExpress or utilities like PureText. Thanks.
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WWW: Many pages to one?

We have a documentation/help system in the form of 'a lot of www pages (one-topic-per-page)'. Is there any ready-to-go software/script able to change that docs to 'all-in-one-page' format?
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Real-Time Personally Identifiable Information (PII) Detection

I have a project that involves free text user input (strings of less than 80 characters) and I need to detect PII within that string. This all needs to happen in real-time as we need to send a ...
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Utility to recursively process text file templates and fill in placeholders

I search for a tool that is / can: gratis free from dependencies (no scripting language interpreter needed, ...) preferably a single binary run on Linux, optionally Windows traverse a (sub)directory ...
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Text List Merge Program

I'm looking for a program that can combine several lists. Must be Windows supported, completely free or freemium, has an interface and unicode supported. It should be able to add prefix, suffix and ...
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Utility to create timeline from events

Suppose I have a table (e.g. in a CSV file) of events with start and end times, and names. I want to generate a timeline, which is made up of either intervals in which there's no change (i.e. between ...
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Headline Capitalization

Background Developers write JIRA tickets; developers do not style the ticket items consistently. We'd like to present the ticket summaries to clients, but with a consistent format. Problem We're ...
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Language detection at shell command

I need to detect the language of a huge amount of files, and I was wondering if there is some tool which I could use in a way similar to this, in linux command shell: langdetector filetodetect > ...
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Getting marked up difference of two big normal texts (not source code)

How to get difference text of two ebooks converted to plain text? They are both the same book but different editions, so much of text is exactly the same to within hyphenation and punctuation changes. ...
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Software to convert very, very large html file to markdown

I have a single 1.3gb html file that contains the entirety of the Encyclopedia Britannica. I want to convert it to markdown in a way that preserves subheadings, tables, and UTF-8 special characters. ...
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Textual authorship testing options?

There's a pretty remarkable piece of software called jstylo from Drexel University, but it appears to have been untouched for a couple of years. Are there any comparable options to this that analyze ...
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Convert JSPWiki to XWiki

Background Looking to convert a document written in JSPWiki format to a file written in any format supported by pandoc. Requirements Preferably CommonMark or basic HTML output. No attachments. No ...
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Is there a very simple version control tool that only uses a diff-based change log for a text file?

Parsing the change log and reconstructing an older version automatically is not a requirement. The only objective is to make everything I ever wrote and saved and potentially deleted searchable and ...
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Open source tool to extract text from developer file types

I would like to parse the text content from these developer file types and index them and make them available for my lucene search engine for search. I would like to parse the text content from these ...
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Open source tool to do OCR

I would like to parse the text content (OCR) from these image file types and index them and make them available for my lucene search engine for search. .ai .bmp .gif .jpeg .jpg .png .psd .ttf Can ...
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What is the best open source tool to parse text content from files to make it available for search?

I would like to parse text content from any type of file to make it available for search. Say the file may be .txt, .docx - document type files or it may be an image, audio or video file. I could ...
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Text file (log) viewer GUI with interactive coloring of multiple search patterns?

I am viewing text files (logs) with a massive ammount of data. I view them in a typical text editor like Scite or Geany, where the default view formatting is black letters on white background. What ...
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Program that sorts lines in a text file by number of occurences

I have a large text file with a lot of lines of terms. Some lines repeat themselves. I want a program that gives me the lines that appear most often in the entire document.
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Semantic Tagging and analysis or extraction of text (Windows/OS X)

I'm looking for a software to add semantic tags to a long, structured text, with the ability to search for, extract, maybe analyse these tags. Specifically, the text is structured into chapters and ...
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Level, and center, scanned text documents

Looking for a program that can level and center the text in scanned pages. Scans are to .pdfs with occasional pictures but mostly text. My example is the scanning of a paper that was not aligned when ...
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Efficient way to manually categorize / tag short texts

I have several hundred short snippets of text. I need to view them one at a time and mark each one with one or more tags from a pre-populated list. I'd like to have a piece of software that lets me do ...
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Text analysis software similar to Concordance

Concordance is "software for concordancing and text analysis", and was famously used to identify patterns in the writing of Agatha Christie. It is "not at present available for download or purchase ...
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online api for text to image conversion

I'm working on a program to create facebook messenger cards for "tips of the day". The tips are often longer than a facebook messenger card would allow, so I'd like to put the text in a .gif or .png ...
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Software that tells me which author's style my text most closely resembles

TL;DR: I need a software that analyses a text I provide, compares it to its (hopefully large) database of authors, and finally tells me which author's style it most closely resembles. (It need not be ...