21.27 Word Clouds

We can generate a word cloud as an effective alternative to providing a quick visual overview of the frequency of words in a corpus.

The (Fellows 2018) package provides the required function.

wordcloud(names(freq), freq, min.freq=40)

Notice the use of base::set.seed() only so that we can obtain the same layout each time—otherwise a random layout is chosen, which is not usually an issue.


Fellows, Ian. 2018. Wordcloud: Word Clouds. https://CRAN.R-project.org/package=wordcloud.

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