• New RcppCWB version 0.2.5 at CRAN

    New RcppCWB version v0.2.5 released. The new RcppCWB version v0.2.5 is a maintanence release with an update of Windows configuration scripts to meet requirements of an upcoming version of Rtools. A big thanks to Jeroen Ooms for his great support! On this occassion, some more words on the package: We...


  • polmineR version 0.7.9 at CRAN

    New polmineR version v0.7.9 (“Jeanne d’Arc”)! Major changes: The most visible change of polmineR v0.7.9 may be that the package moves to a snake_case coding style. This is increasingly the state-of-the-art of newly developed R packages, and feels much more intuitive when working with the arguments ‘s_attributes’ and ‘p_attributes’ (rather...


  • polmineR version 0.7.3 at CRAN

    New polmineR version (v0.7.3) at CRAN! The new release of the package has seen quite a bit of refactoring. It is the first version that is compatible with Windows. Documentation for many functions/methods has been improved, the package vignette provides an extended introduction to the package. With improved portability and...


  • Improving performance: polmineR.Rcpp

    The polmineR package uses the rcqp package to access CWB indexed corpora. The core of the rcqp package are R-style C functions wrapping functions of the ‘corpus library’ (CL), a core C library of the CWB. This provides speed. Still, in my feverish dreams, I wondered whether I could access...


  • Finally: polmineR available for Windows (32-bit R)

    I have been asked often (i.e. very often), whether the polmineR package can be used on Windows machines. For many years, my answer has been: I am very sorry, but I do not yet know any way to make that work. It was a Unix only package. The polmineR-package relies...