Module 3: Text extraction for search and analysis

How to extract text from Akoma Ntoso XML documents for use in full-text search indexing and machine learning analysis.

In this module we'll cover the following:

  • Why extracting text is important

  • The basics of extracting text

  • Extracting text for specific document portions or provisions (eg. chapters, sections)

We will use:

  • Python and the lxml XML library

The full code for this module is available on Google Colab:

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