Split text into sentences
Read the text from the example file
sonnets.txt and split it into sentences.
filename = "sonnets.txt"; str = extractFileText(filename); sentences = splitSentences(str);
View the first few sentences.
ans = 10x1 string "THE SONNETS" "by William Shakespeare" "I" "From fairest creatures we desire increase,..." "II" "When forty winters shall besiege thy brow,..." "How much more praise deserv'd thy beauty's use,..." "This were to be new made when thou art old,..." "III" "Look in thy glass and tell the face thou viewest..."
str— Input text
Input text, specified as a string scalar, a character vector, or a scalar cell array containing a character vector.
If emoticons or emoji characters appear after a terminating punctuation character, then the function splits the sentence after the emoticons and emoji.