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# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-
# http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4576077/python-split-text-on-sentences
import re
caps = "([A-Z])"
prefixes = "(Mr|St|Mrs|Ms|Dr)[.]"
suffixes = "(Inc|Ltd|Jr|Sr|Co)"
starters = "(Mr|Mrs|Ms|Dr|He\s|She\s|It\s|They\s|Their\s|Our\s|We\s|But\s|However\s|That\s|This\s|Wherever)"
acronyms = "([A-Z][.][A-Z][.](?:[A-Z][.])?)"
websites = "[.](com|net|org|io|gov)"
def split_into_sentences(text):
text = " " + text + " "
text = text.replace("\n"," ")
text = re.sub(prefixes,"\\1<prd>",text)
text = re.sub(websites,"<prd>\\1",text)
if "Ph.D" in text: text = text.replace("Ph.D.","Ph<prd>D<prd>")
text = re.sub("\s" + caps + "[.] "," \\1<prd> ",text)
text = re.sub(acronyms+" "+starters,"\\1<stop> \\2",text)
text = re.sub(caps + "[.]" + caps + "[.]" + caps + "[.]","\\1<prd>\\2<prd>\\3<prd>",text)
text = re.sub(caps + "[.]" + caps + "[.]","\\1<prd>\\2<prd>",text)
text = re.sub(" "+suffixes+"[.] "+starters," \\1<stop> \\2",text)
text = re.sub(" "+suffixes+"[.]"," \\1<prd>",text)
text = re.sub(" " + caps + "[.]"," \\1<prd>",text)
if "" in text: text = text.replace(".”","”.")
if "\"" in text: text = text.replace(".\"","\".")
if "!" in text: text = text.replace("!\"","\"!")
if "?" in text: text = text.replace("?\"","\"?")
text = text.replace(".",".<stop>")
text = text.replace("?","?<stop>")
text = text.replace("!","!<stop>")
text = text.replace("<prd>",".")
sentences = text.split("<stop>")
sentences = sentences[:-1]
sentences = [s.strip() for s in sentences]
return sentences
current_speaker = 'HOLT'
for line in open("debate1_raw.txt"):
for c in ['HOLT', 'CLINTON', 'TRUMP']:
if line.find(c + ':') > -1:
current_speaker = c
# “Achieving Prosperity.”
l = line.replace('HOLT: ', '').replace('TRUMP: ', '').replace('CLINTON: ', '').replace("", '"').replace('', '"').replace("", "'")
sents = split_into_sentences(l)
for s in sents:
if s != '.':
print current_speaker, '\t', s