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Computation of term dominance in text documents

United States Patent

April 24, 2012
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An improved entropy-based term dominance metric useful for characterizing a corpus of text documents, and is useful for comparing the term dominance metrics of a first corpus of documents to a second corpus having a different number of documents.
Bauer; Travis L. (Albuquerque, NM), Benz; Zachary O. (Albuquerque, NM), Verzi; Stephen J. (Albuquerque, NM)
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
12/ 364,753
February 3, 2009
FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Department of Energy Contract No. DE-AC04-94AL85000 with Sandia Corporation.