Using R for Regular Expressions *RegEx

Natural Langugae Processing
Regular Expression

Simisani Ndaba


April 9, 2022

Meetup Description

R-Ladies Gaborone joined forces with R - Ladies Cologne on Twitter | R-Ladies Cologne on foostodon to co-host an event on Using R for Regular Expressions [*RegEx] Saturday, April 09, 2022, at 6 PM CET/CAT.
Guest speaker, Pavitra Chakravarty guided us through learning R using the stringr and stringi packages - essential and useful skills for programming 🚀

Regular Expressions [*RegEx]


Get more from the slides, code and notes the Regular Expressions GitHub Repo

What are regular expressions?

  • Regular expression is a pattern that describes a specific set of strings with a common structure

  • Heavily used for string matching / replacing in all programming languages

  • Heart and soul for string operations

Material has been borrowed heavily from

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