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# Import packages to extended the functionality of basic Python

# Let Python 2 behave like Python 3
from __future__ import division, unicode_literals, print_function

# Utility data structures
from collections import Counter

# Plotting
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
import as cm
% matplotlib inline

# Natural language processing package
import nltk
import nltk.corpus

# Numerical 
import numpy as np

# Operating system functions
import os

# Data analysis package
import pandas as pd

# Kenneth Reitz' module to download data from the Web. (instead of urllib)
import requests
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# Specify a URL to download information from the Semantic MediaWiki 'WikiLit'
# Such a query can be constructed on the web site and the resulting URL copy-and-pasted here.
url = ("" 
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# Download and read data as comma-separated values (CSV) information into a Pandas DataFrame
documents = pd.read_csv(url)
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filename = os.path.expanduser('~/data/dtu02819/wikilit.csv')
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# Write to a comma-separated values file at the local file system
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# Read the comma-separated values file from the local file system
documents = pd.read_csv(filename, index_col=0)
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Unnamed: 0.1 Author(s) Year Published in Abstract Topic(s) Domain(s)
0 'Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia' as a role m... Gordon Müller-Seitz,Guido Reger 2010 International Journal of Technology Management Accounts of open source software (OSS) develop... Contributor motivation,Policies and governance... Information systems
1 A 'resource review' of Wikipedia Cormac Lawler 2006 Counselling & Psychotherapy Research The article offers information on Wikipedia, a... Miscellaneous topics Information systems
2 A Persian web page classifier applying a combi... Mojgan Farhoodi,Alireza Yari,Maryam Mahmoudi 2009 International Journal of Information Studies There are many automatic classification method... Text classification Computer science
3 A Wikipedia literature review Owen S. Martin 2010 ArXiv This paper was originally designed as a litera... Literature review Mathematics
4 A Wikipedia matching approach to contextual ad... Alexander N. Pak,Chin-Wan Chung 2010 World Wide Web Contextual advertising is an important part of... Other information retrieval topics Computer science
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# Example on word tokenization of the first sentence in the first abstract
sentences = nltk.sent_tokenize(documents.ix[0, 'Abstract'])

# Show the sentences as a Python list of strings
['Accounts', 'of', 'open', 'source', 'software', '(', 'OSS', ')', 'development', 'projects', 'frequently', 'stress', 'their', 'democratic', ',', 'sometimes', 'even', 'anarchic', 'nature', ',', 'in', 'contrast', 'to', 'for-profit', 'organisations', '.']
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# Tokenize all the text and count tokens

# A extra attribute to contain the new data in the documents object = []

# Token counter
token_counts = Counter()

# Iterate over all documents and all sentence and all words
for abstract in documents['Abstract']:
    datum = {}
    datum['sentences'] = nltk.sent_tokenize(abstract)
    datum['tokenlist'] = [word.lower() for sent in datum['sentences'] 
                                       for word in nltk.word_tokenize(sent)]
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# The five most common tokens in the entire WikiLit corpus
[('the', 4866), ('of', 3826), (',', 3785), ('.', 3585), ('and', 2856)]
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# Read stopword list ('the', 'a', 'for')
stopwords = nltk.corpus.stopwords.words('english')
relevant_tokens = {token: count for token, count in token_counts.items()
                                if count > 2 and token not in stopwords and token.isalpha()}
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# Show the most common tokens in the reduced token set
[('wikipedia', 1428),
 ('information', 486),
 ('knowledge', 341),
 ('articles', 279),
 ('online', 265)]
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# Exclude the work 'wikipedia'
relevant_tokens.pop('wikipedia', 0)
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# Construct a dense document-term matrix with word counts in the elements
# as a Numpy matrix
tokens = relevant_tokens.keys()    # as list
M = np.asmatrix(np.zeros([len(documents), len(tokens)]))
for n in range(len(documents)):
    for m, token in enumerate(tokens):
        M[n, m] =[n]['tokenlist'].count(token)
(525, 2899)
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# Value of the element in the first row in the column corresponding to the word 'software'.
M[0, tokens.index('software')]
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# Plot part of the matrix as an image
plt.imshow(M[:100, :100], cmap=cm.gray_r, interpolation='nearest')
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def nmf(M, components=5, iterations=500):
    """Factorize matrix with non-negative matrix factorization."""
    # Initialize to matrices
    W = np.asmatrix(np.random.random(([M.shape[0], components])))
    H = np.asmatrix(np.random.random(([components, M.shape[1]])))
    for n in range(0, iterations):
        H = np.multiply(H, (W.T * M) / (W.T * W * H + 0.001))
        W = np.multiply(W, (M * H.T) / (W * (H * H.T) + 0.001))
    return (W, H)
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# Perform the actual computation
W, H = nmf(M, iterations=50, components=3)
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W.max(), H.max()
(15.094951905539212, 1.8585767533145232)
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# Show the results in some format - This could be written nicer, using Jinja2
for component in range(W.shape[1]):
    print("=" * 80)
    print("COMPONENT %d: " % (component + 1,))
    indices = (-H[component, :]).getA1().argsort()
    print(" - ".join([tokens[i] for i in indices[:6] ]))
    indices = (-W[:, component]).getA1().argsort()
    print("\n".join([documents.ix[i, 0][:80] for i in indices[:5] ]))
authors - content - community - number - articles - analysis
Wikipedia - a quantitative analysis
Open content and value creation
Sharing knowledge and building communities: a narrative of the formation, develo
Extracting content holes by comparing community-type content with Wikipedia
An analysis of open content systems
knowledge - document - clustering - linkage - topic - algorithm
Exploiting external/domain knowledge to enhance traditional text mining using gr
Wikitology: a novel hybrid knowledge base derived from Wikipedia
The WikiID: an alternative approach to the body of knowledge
Breaking the knowledge acquisition bottleneck through conversational knowledge m
Extracting lexical semantic knowledge from Wikipedia and Wiktionary
information - web - use - students - search - results
Gender differences in information behavior concerning Wikipedia, an unorthodox i
How and why do college students use Wikipedia?
Where does the information come from? Information source use patterns in Wikiped
What is the quality of surgery-related information on the Internet? Lessons lear
Reliability of Wikipedia as a medication information source for pharmacy student
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