Installing quanteda

Explore quanteda’s modular approach to text analysis.

The quanteda packages

The quanteda package is unlike other R packages because it’s broken apart into separate packages related to functions. Installing quanteda requires installing more than one package. The authors of the quanteda environment have chosen to break out separate packages for different functions. For example, plotting tools are present in quanteda.textplots, and sentiment analysis tools are present in quanteda.sentiment. This allows the quanteda maintainers and authors to make updates to one package without having to rerelease all packages. This is a more efficient and controlled development process.

Installing quanteda packages

We can install one or all of the quanteda packages depending on the needs of our research. Here’s code to install the complete set of quanteda packages:

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