Flesch Kincaid readability scoring algorithm
Flesch Kincaid readability score for text
A Python module implementation of the Flesch Kincaid readability score algorithm.
The source code is released under the MIT License.
pip3 install fkscore
For text in python represented as a string.
Takes text as string datatype. Words can be on same or different lines. Current version is English language only. Email for support.
import fkscore text = '...blah blah blah...' f = fkscore.fkscore(text) print(f.stats) print(f.score) OR from fkscore import fkscore text = '...blah blah blah...' f = fkscore(text) print(f.stats) print(f.score)
Output includes 2 dictionaries of information as follows:
- score['readability'] # Calculated F-K Readability Score
- score['grade'] # Permuted F-K Grade Reading Level
Releases and additions will push to PyPi periodically, but if there is a feature in master not built/pushed and you want it to be, just ping me.
This is a maintained as an implementation of the Flesch-Kincaid readability algorithm which was initially developed in 1948 by Rudolph Flesch and later revised by the U.S. Navy in 1975. This module is pure python and works with 3.5+.
Feel free to ping for questions, comments, concerns or interact directly via the GitHub repository.
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