Text::NSP::Measures::2D::Dice::jaccard - Perl module that implements the jaccard coefficient.
use Text::NSP::Measures::2D::Dice::jaccard; my $npp = 60; my $n1p = 20; my $np1 = 20; my $n11 = 10; $jaccard_value = calculateStatistic( n11=>$n11, n1p=>$n1p, np1=>$np1, npp=>$npp); if( ($errorCode = getErrorCode())) { print STDERR $errorCode." - ".getErrorMessage()."\n""; } else { print getStatisticName."value for bigram is ".$jaccard_value."\n""; }
Assume that the frequency count data associated with a bigram <word1><word2> is stored in a 2x2 contingency table:
word2 ~word2 word1 n11 n12 | n1p ~word1 n21 n22 | n2p -------------- np1 np2 npp
where n11 is the number of times <word1><word2> occur together, and n12 is the number of times <word1> occurs with some word other than word2, and n1p is the number of times in total that word1 occurs as the first word in a bigram.
The Jaccard Coefficient is the ratio of number of times the words occur together to the number of times atleast any one of the words occur. It is defined as:
n11 --------------- n11 + n12 + n21
The Jaccard coefficient can also be computed by applying a transformation to the dice coefficient:
$jaccard = $dice/(2-$dice)
We use this computation of jaccard in our implementation.
INPUT PARAMS : $count_values .. Reference of an hash containing the count values computed by the count.pl program.
RETURN VALUES : $jaccard .. Jaccard Coefficient value for this bigram.
INPUT PARAMS : none
RETURN VALUES : $name .. Name of the measure.
Ted Pedersen, University of Minnesota Duluth <tpederse@d.umn.edu>
Satanjeev Banerjee, Carnegie Mellon University <satanjeev@cmu.edu>
Amruta Purandare, University of Pittsburgh <amruta@cs.pitt.edu>
Bridget Thomson-McInnes, University of Minnesota Twin Cities <bthompson@d.umn.edu>
Saiyam Kohli, University of Minnesota Duluth <kohli003@d.umn.edu>
Last updated: $Id: jaccard.pm,v 1.8 2006/06/21 11:10:52 saiyam_kohli Exp $
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