• RcppCWB v0.3.0 'Sunrise' Released

    RcppCWB v0.3.0 ‘Sunrise’ Released We happily announce that RcppCWB v0.3.0 is available at CRAN! The deployment of the binaries for Windows and macOS users may still take a few days. But admittedly, this release is not about Windows and macOS, it is about Linux and Solaris. The first major modification...


  • Reuniting the PolMine family

    Reuniting the PolMine family A new version of RcppCWB (v0.2.10) just made it to CRAN. Updates of polmineR and cwbtools are about to follow. Among others, the new versions will offer more performance and a better user experience: The download mechanism of the cwbtools package has been reworked thoroughly and...


  • Towards polmineR v0.8.0: Pipes ahead

    Towards polmineR v0.8.0: Pipes ahead As I work towards the v0.8.0 release of the polmineR package, I have introduced two new classes (corpus and subcorpus), and a somewhat new workflow to work with corpora and subcorpora. It shall eventually replace the known usage of the partition()-method and the partition-class. So...


  • Towards polmineR v0.8.0: An annotation workflow

    Towards polmineR v0.8.0: A new annotation workflow The polmineR package strives to offer a basic programming vocabulary to implement workflows for complex text analytical tasks, including annotation. The basic requirements for this, i.e. the ability to reconstruct (passages of) full text at any time has always been there, but the...


  • RcppCWB v0.2.6 at CRAN: Towards publishing cwbtools

    RcppCWB v0.2.6 at CRAN: Towards publishing cwbtools This week, a new version of RcppCWB made it to CRAN. The package exposes the functionality of the Corpus Worbench, adding a limited number of performance-critical functions written in Rcpp/C++. Packages such as polmineR are built on top of RcppCWB and serve as...