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A reading text analysis tool

Project description

Text (readability) analysis tool written in Python (2.7 and 3).

Features

Drat is a tool that analyzes reading texts and produces a brief report which provides the following information:

  • the Dale-Chall readability score.
  • the Coleman-Liau Readability Index.
  • the number of uncommon words (based on the General Service List).
  • a list of all of these uncommon words (if you choose the verbose option).

Drat supports docx, odt, ods, odp files as well as text files and urls.

You can also analyze multiple texts / links by creating a text file with the filenames / links written in it.

A simple example of how drat can be used in a web application is provided in the webapp directory.

Use

Please read the wiki for information about how to use drat.

Dependencies

Python (2.7 or 3), click and requests.

Name

Drat is a recursive acronym which either stands for Drat is a Readability Analysis Tool or Drat is a Rabid Assessor of Texts.

Author

This program has been developed by David Whitlock.

License

Drat is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

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