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Ken Peng
September 14, 2021 00:33
Re: Regex to detect natural language fragment
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Or use GPT-3 who has a free online API.


On Mon, Sep 13, 2021 at 11:42 PM Chankey Pathak <>

> You can look into NLP
> On Mon, 13 Sept 2021 at 21:04, Julius Hamilton <
>> wrote:
>> Hey,
>> I'm not sure if this is possible, and if it's not, I'll explore a better
>> way to do this.
>> I would like to write a script which analyzes if a line of text is
>> (likely) a broken natural language sentence, i.e., it is probably part of a
>> sentence, even if the start or end is not present, rather than it being a
>> fully "complete" linguistic entity, for example, a header of a section,
>> which does not have a period at the end and is not really a sentence, yet
>> is in a complete and unbroken form.
>> I'm pretty sure in principle this will require some kind of syntax
>> parsing. I think I read somewhere regular expressions for some mathematical
>> reason cannot parse tree / nested structures, for example HTML.
>> Does anyone know what some next most ubiquitous, standard tool is for
>> analyzing nested linguistic structures? Is that an XML parser?
>> Thanks very much,
>> Julius

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