Unix™ for Poets

Unix™ for Poets by Kenneth Ward Church.

A very delightful take on using basic Unix tools for text processing.

Exercises cover:

1. Count words in a text

2. Sort a list of words in various ways

  • ascii order
  • dictionary order
  • ‘‘rhyming’’ order

3. Extract useful info from a dictionary

4. Compute ngram statistics

5. Make a Concordance

Fifty-three (53) pages of pure Unix joy!


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