replace_numbers {doseminer} R Documentation

## Replace English number phrases with their decimal representations

### Description

Uses numb_replacements to match parts of a string corresponding to numbers, then invokes words2number to convert these substrings to numeric. The rest of the string (the non-number words) is left intact.

### Usage

replace_numbers(string)


### Arguments

 string A character vector. Can contain numbers and other text

### Details

Works on non-negative integer numbers under one billion (one thousand million). Does not support fractions or decimals (yet).

### Value

A character vector the same length as string, with words replaced by their decimal representations.

words2number, for use on cleaned text that does not contain any non-number words
replace_numbers('Two plus two equals four')