Pamplin Text Analysis Toolbox (PamTAT)

PamTAT is a software add-in for Microsoft Excel that provides advanced text analytics functions with Microsoft Excel. In particular, PamTAT supports the generation of significant-word lists. A prominent type of significant-word list is a smoke word list - smoke word are words significantly more prevalent in product or service defects, than in non-defects. PamTAT also allows new text to be score using saved dictionaries, such as saved smoke-word lists. This can, for instance, allow users to determine an approximate likelihood that a new postings discusses a potential defect.

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