Text Preprocessing

Learn to clean text with Python 3 using regular expressions (regex) and NLTK.

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  • Skill level

    Intermediate
  • Time to complete

    Approx. 2 hours
  • Certificate of completion

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  • Prerequisites

    1 course

About this course

Text is everywhere, and knowing how to clean it will transform your data science skillset. Many in the industry estimate that 80% of data science is data cleaning, including text preprocessing. Transforming text into usable data requires specialized tools and techniques. This course introduces text cleaning with Python 3 using regular expressions (regex) and NLTK.

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2 lessons • 0 projects • 2 quizzes
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